Porotos


(Laguna Beach, CA)

Where would I buy porotos in southern CA? Or order them on the internet? Mary Sedmak

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Jun 28, 2010
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Porotos or Habas?
by: Anonymous

Could your friend possibly be referring to 'habas'? They are really big and sort of flat, green with a greenish skin that turns grey when you boil them. In English these are known as broad beans, butter beans, and fava beans, depending on where you are from. Porotos usually refer to little beans like black beans, kidney beans, etc.

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specific porotos bean
by: Mary Sedmak

Thanks for your answers. My friend from Bolivia said they were a specific bean and were big and flat. She grew up eating them in Bolivia. She wanted to buy them here and couldn't find them. Thanks.

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Where to buy porotos in Southern California
by: BoliviaBella

Porotos is a general word for 'beans' so I'm not sure which beans you are looking for specifically. However, I used to buy them at Trader Joe's in central California, at Mexican restaurants, and sometimes at Whole Foods. You could also try Beba's Bolivian Restaurant in Santa Ana. You can also order them online at LaTienda.com - just go to the menu on the left and click on 'New World Flavors'.

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Porotos
by: Chef Noly

Porotos is the general term for beans. Which beans you use depends on the recipe. If you are making a Chilean recipe then cranberry beans are probably what you are looking for. There are lots of buying options for cranberry beans on amazon.com. You can also use pinto beans.

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Porotos
by: Anonymous

means Kidney beans in english so there are many places to get them. A nature store or where they sell vegetarian food should have them.

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