Black Beans

Black Beans

Black or turtle beans are small ovals with deep black skins. They have cream colored flesh with a mild, sweet, earthy taste and a soft texture. Sometimes called turtle beans, these beans are used in classic Latin American, Caribbean and SW U.S soups, stews and sauces.

About the Bean

  • Names: Black, turtle beans

  • Ingredients: Natural, pure, whole Black beans

  • Quality: U.S. No. 1, tripled cleaned
  • Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Plant-Based (vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, and flexitarian [semi-vegetarian])

  • Sizes: 1 lb., 2 lb., 4 lb., 10 lb., 50 lb.
  • Appearance: Small ovals with deep black shiny skins; dark-cream-to-gray flesh

  • Flavor: Mild, sweet, earthy; soft velvety texture


  • Serving Size: ¼ cup (35 g) uncooked,, Calories: 100
  • Total Fat: 0.5g, 1% DV; Saturated Fat: 0g, 0% DV; Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg, 0% DV; Sodium: 0mg, 0% DV
  • Total Carbohydrates: 22g, 8% DV; Dietary Fiber: 5g, 18%; Total Sugars: 0g, 0% DV
  • Protein: 8g, 16% DV
  • Vitamin D: 0mg, 0% DV; Calcium: 43mg, 4% DV; Iron: 1.8mg, 10% DV; Potassium 520mg, 10% DV
DVs are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume or not to exceed each day. The %DV is how much a nutrient in a single serving of an individual packaged food or dietary supplement contributes to your daily diet.