Product InformationNiyis Blackeye Beans.DescriptionBlack-eyed beans are small, creamy-flavoured beans with a black 'scar' where they were joined to the pod. They are much used in American and African cooking and are the essential ingredient in traditional ethnic cooking and salads around the world.NutritionTropical Sun Blackeye Beans comes with many great nutrients some of which are listed below.Typical Values100g Provides:Energy123kcalFat4.42gCarbohydrates85.9gSugar0gFiber6.51gProtein26.8gSalt0.01gStorageStore in a cool dry place.Package InformationComes in a plastic bag.UsageHere are some common uses of black-eyed beans:Soups and Stews: Black-eyed beans are often used in hearty soups and stews. They add a creamy texture and nutty flavor to dishes like black-eyed pea soup, bean chili, or African-inspired bean stews.Salads: Black-eyed beans can be a nutritious addition to salads. They can be combined with fresh vegetables, herbs, and dressings to create delicious and protein-packed salads.Side Dishes: Black-eyed beans can be cooked and seasoned as a standalone side dish. They can be simmered with herbs, spices, and seasonings to complement various main courses.Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes: Black-eyed beans are commonly used in vegetarian and vegan dishes as a plant-based protein source. They can be used to make veggie burgers, patties, or meatless meatballs.PreparationTo prepare black-eyed beans, you can follow these steps:Sorting and Cleaning: Remove any debris or discolored beans from the package. Rinse the black-eyed beans thoroughly under cold water.Soaking: Soaking the beans can help reduce the cooking time and improve their texture. There are two common methods for soaking:Overnight Soak: Place the beans in a large bowl and cover them with water. Allow them to soak overnight or for at least 6-8 hours.Quick Soak: Alternatively, you can bring a pot of water to a boil, add the beans, and let them boil for 2 minutes. Then remove from heat, cover the pot, and let the beans soak for 1 hour.Draining and Rinsing: After soaking, drain the beans and rinse them again with fresh water.Cooking on the Stovetop: Transfer the soaked and rinsed beans to a large pot. Add enough water to cover the beans by a few inches. The ratio is typically 3 cups of water for every cup of beans. You can also add seasonings like onions, garlic, bay leaves, or herbs for extra flavor.Did You Know?Black-eyed beans are believed to have originated in West Africa and have been cultivated for thousands of years. They are now widely grown in various regions around the world.DisclaimerThis page serves as a summary for information purposes only, and is designed to enhance your shopping experience on the website. While we have taken care in preparing this summary and believe it is accurate, it is not a substitute for your reading the product packaging and label prior to use. You should be aware that products and their ingredients are subject to change. If you do require precise ingredient information you should consult the manufacturer, whose contact details will appear on the packaging or label. Niyis Limited is therefore unable to accept liability for any incorrect information. If the description of the product on this page contains a link to another party's website for further information on the product, please note that Niyis Limited has no control over and cannot be hold responsible for the contents of that website. You should also note that the picture images show only serving suggestions of how to prepare your food - all table accessories and additional items and/or ingredients pictured with the product you are purchasing are not included. This data is supplied for personal use only. It may not be reproduced in any way whatsoever without Niyis Limited's prior consent, nor without due acknowledgement.