Black turtle beans offer extraordinary antioxidant benefits due to their high concentration of anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are flavonoid pigments which give many black and blue fruits, berries and legumes their extraordinary health benefits.
Like all legumes they are loaded with lean protein and are a powerhouse of fibre, and various vitamins and minerals including iron, making them a great addition to the vegan diet.
Also known as the common black bean, black turtle beans are extremely popular in Latin American cuisines.
Ensure to soak and cook your turtle beans well prior to consuming.