Jacobs Cattle Beans
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Jacobs Cattle Beans

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Jacobs Cattle Beans

List of Ingredients

Jacobs Cattle or Trout beans

Jacob's cattle is kidney-shaped bean of ancient but unknown origins.   It has a striking decoration of deep-maroon speckles on a white background.
    
Jacob's Cattle beans are also known as "Trout Beans" were believed to have found their way to New England by being brought from Germany during colonial times.   

It is an heirloom bean which means the bean was handed down within a small community for several generations. 

After cooking, the patterns fade but are still distinct. 
     
Jacobs cattle has an earthy flavor with a slight sweetness and mealy texture. 

Jacob's Cattle beans can be substituted for any bean in the haricot family.

 

RECIPE

JACOBíS BEAN LOAF

3 c. cooked Jacobís Cattle Beans *
1/2 c diced bacon 
1 egg 
1 t sea salt*
1/8 t pepper*
1T minced parsley
2 T. Minced green pepper
1/4 c milk

Topping/Sauce:

1 T. butter 
2 T unbleached all purpose flour 
3 T chopped onion
1 c milk
1 c cooked tomatoes

Using food processor, mash cooked beans. 

Add remaining ingredients in top list and shape into a meat loaf. 

Place in greased loaf pan.
     
Saute` onion in butter. 
Add flour and milk to make a white sauce. 

Squeeze cooked tomatoes into sauce and cook til combined. 

Pour over loaf and Bake at 350ļ F for 40 min.
*These products are available from www.barryfarm.com

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving: 1/2 cup (125g)
Calories 100
Calories from fat 0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Total
Carbohydrate 18g
6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Protein 7g
Percent values are based on a 2,000 calorie per day diet. Your daily values may differ.
Additional Information
0% of calories from Fat
72% from Carbohydrates
28% from Protein