Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From O'odham t'pawi ("it is a bean").

Examples

  • Part of the tepary bean's appeal, in addition to its drought tolerance, is its superior nutritional content.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Albala explains at 203-04 that the origins of the tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius, are debated since wild forms are found stretching from the Southwest through Central America.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Bring the tepary beans and their liquid back to the boil (do not discard the original water).

    Ingredient: Tepary Beans with Recipe for Tepary Bean and Vegetable Stew

  • Spread out the tepary beans in a flat pan and inspect carefully, removing any pebbles or debris.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Due to its native habitat in the Sonoran Desert, domesticated tepary beans … are considered by many to be the most drought-tolerant annual legume in the world.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Jay Bost, in the June 2006 Seeds of Change newsletter, wrote a fascinating article about tepary beans.

    Ingredient: Tepary Beans with Recipe for Tepary Bean and Vegetable Stew

  • So exciting to discover a new ingredient -- I've heard of tepary beans but never tried them, and now here you've given us a great introduction and a lovely recipe to get us started.

    Ingredient: Tepary Beans with Recipe for Tepary Bean and Vegetable Stew

  • One of the projects we undertook was finding and cooking tepary beans for My Legume Love Affair Ninth Helping.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • … Tepary beans are proving to be an ideal food for people prone to diabetes or suffering from diabetes owing to the beans 'high fiber level, which make them a "slow-release food"; that is, tepary beans' sugars are released slowly and steadily, rather than in a spike as in many high carbohydrate, low fiber foods common in our diets.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • When the tepary beans are done simmering, scrape the onions, garlic, and oil into the bean pot.

    Archive 2009-04-01

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Also see tepary bean.

    April 15, 2014