Mongeta del Ganxet beans are a particular Protected Designation of Origin (DOP) legume from Catalonia. Such beans have a very fine and thin skin, a buttery texture and a very delicate flavor.
Ganxet beans also contain more protein than other varieties and constitute the essential component of several Mediterranean stew recipes as well as are often used as sides for grilled meat and fish, adequately seasoned with olive oil, in salads or even in certain desert recipes.
Several hundred varieties of beans and other dry legumes are common in Spain. We invite you to check our legume recipes; they will surprise you.