Gigantes (Giant Beans) from Feneos (17.5 oz)

Dikotylon

$8.49

Dikotylon's "Gigantes Feneou" are produced by local farmers in Feneos, a high mountain valley nestled between the peaks of Mt. Helmos and Mt. Zyria at an elevation of 2,000 feet, in the northern Peloponnese. The area is renowned for its bean cultivation. Gigantes Feneou retain their unique characteristics through cultivation techniques that have been handed down from generation to generation. They are entirely hand farmed and hand processed.  The exclusive selection of seeds, by the farmers themselves, for sowing the following year preserves the purity of these unique beans. 

  • Ingredients: 100% Gigantes beans of Feneos

  • No preservatives, no pesticides

  • Net weight: 500g

Recipe Ideas

Gigantes are a versatile bean with a mild, meaty flavor that can used in any recipe that calls for white beans, although note that their larger size may require more cooking time. Below are some of my favorite recipes using gigantes.

Baked Gigantes With Honey and Dill

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Warm Gigantes Salad with Pumpkin-Pistachio Pesto

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MB
12/02/2020
Mary B.
United States United States
Giant flavor!

I've purchased these beans elsewhere, and the quality of these is much superior! They have a beautiful, creamy texture and delicious flavor.

PL
09/22/2020
Patti L.
United States United States
Dried figs

Please tell me if dried Kalamata figs have sulfur to maintain color. Thanks

RH
09/05/2020
Rosa H.
United States United States
Gigantes from Feneos

I used the beans in Diane’s Baked Gigantes With Honey and Dill and the dish was absolutely delicious. I highly recommend this product.

AO
09/04/2020
Alcestis O.
United States United States
Great!

Gigantes are really hard to find, even at Middle Eastern stores. They're a unique bean, hard to substitute with other beans. Diane's recipe using spinach and feta is very appetizing, these are easy to make without them too, as many Greeks do. So glad to have a source of true Gigantes.

JP
08/20/2020
Julia P.
United States United States
Waiting for Cooler Weather

Waiting for weather to cool. Can’t wait.