Anasazi bean


an heirloom dried bean that is red and white and sweet-tasting

the anasazi bean is sweet and reputedly causes less flatulence and is widely used in southwestern recipes like chili, soups, and for refried beans.
word origin

named after the anasazi cliff dwelling people of the desert southwest; settlers found the bean in the anasazi ruins in the early 1900s.
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