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1 lb retail bag Price per oz $0.622
5 lb bulk bag Price per oz $0.494
25 lb bulk box Price per oz $0.398
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Kosher tongues of fire beans
tongues of fire beans

Heirloom Beans - Originated in South America but very popular in Italy..

  • Excellent source of fiber and a good source of iron.
  • Certified Kosher by Blue Ribbon Kosher. See the North Bay Kosher List.
  • Not for sprouting.

Common uses: Tongues of Fire beans are great in soups, stews, and casseroles.

Packaging: Bagged selections are in resealable poly bags. Bulk box orders use sealed plastic bag inside sturdy cardboard box.

Allergen Information: Processed in a facility that also handles cereal grains, peanuts, tree nuts, and soybeans.

A popular gift item: Use our multiple-address and gifts-messaging features to send these unique heirloom beans to friends and family.

Customer Reviews

Wonderful flavor review by Koffee Kup

The flavor of these beans is good to use with so many things. I had very good results cooking them with ham hocks, peppers, green beans and canned tomatoes. A meal in a bowl. All I needed to add was a plate heaped with hot corn bread.

(Posted on 10/10/2019)

YUMMY!!! review by Rockin' Robin

I LOVE these so much I got some for my parents and brother & sister-in-law. Now they are crazy about them too!! I love how big they get and how meaty they taste. These are now my favorite bean, although I haven't tried all of them yet...but so far they are number one! I just cook them with ham. YUMMY!

(Posted on 12/10/2014)

very tasty review by lbgeorgia

We are working through North Bay Trading's beans - I must say they have all been great! These Tongues of fire cooked up wonderfully in our electric pressure cooker this morning. I recommend these and the adzuki.

(Posted on 5/1/2013)

Fabulous! review by KJ

We are most impressed with North Bay's Tongues of Fire beans. They arrived wonderfully clean. Sorting revealed a couple of very clean, bean-sized rocks; less than we've found in other brands of dried beans. (This is not a problem - beans always should be sorted.) They cooked up plump and succulent. The smell was fabulous, both cooked and, surprisingly, uncooked. These will become a mainstay.

(Posted on 10/19/2012)

Tongues of Fire Beans

Easy to Prepare — a little makes a lot

  • First, sort beans for any foreign matter and then rinse. Some cooks like to do a preliminary soak by soaking beans in water overnight or for at least 8 hours.
  • After optional soaking drain and rinse beans.
  • Next, place beans in a pot, cover with sufficient water, and bring to a slow boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, adding water as needed. Simmer time will vary depending on soak time and size of bean.
  • Alternatively, some cooks prefer to use crock pot techniques.
  • Note: As with any supply of dry natural beans, this product may contain small pebbles, so please remember to sort your beans first.

Yield — 1 cup weighs about 1/2 pound. 2 cups of dry beans equals about 4-5 cups cooked beans.

Storage — Best if used within 24 months. Store tightly sealed in a dry location away from sunlight.

Nutrition Facts

Serv.Size 1/4 cup dry
measure (35g)

Servings Varies

Calories 120
Fat Cal. 0

*Percent Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV* Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 0g 0% Total Carb. 21g 7%
Sat. Fat 0g 0% Fiber 9g 36%
Trans. Fat 0g Sugars 1g
Cholest. 0mg 0% Protein 8g
Sodium 10mg 0%

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