June Flower (Silvia) shelling beans are an heirloom variety of Phaseolus Vulgaris or common bean and a member of the Fabaceae family. They may be utilized harvested as a fresh shelling bean, or as a dried legume. A vining type bean the Flor de Junio is classified as a pink bean variety is one of the most popular beans in central and northern Mexico. They are extremely creamy, so much so that it’s hard to believe there is no dairy when you make frijoles de la olla out of them. That creaminess also makes them a popular choice for making charro beans. These shelling beans are high in protein and additionally contain potassium, iron, fiber, zinc, thiamin, magnesium and calcium. They have distinctive Purple swirl markings.
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