We teamed up with our friends at Primary Beans to bring you a limited amount of Todo Verde La Familia kits that include our La Familia Seasoning Trio and Primary Beans' Not-A-Pinto Set. With so many parallels between our women-run businesses, joining forces feels like a match made in plant-based heaven. Our new Toda La Familia kit brings our shared passions and roots to life - Mexican heritage, climate-friendly agriculture, and simple, delicious plant-based cooking.Everything you need is in this kit - 3 of Primary Bean’s best-selling Mexican bean varieties and our La Familia Seasoning Trio come together to help you create an array of abuela-approved meals at home. Plus, get 3 recipes designed exclusively for this kit by Todo Verde founder and NYT Cooking contributor, Jocelyn Ramirez: Jocelyn’s Frijoles de la Olla, Molletes, and Frijoles Zacatecanos. All that’s left for you to do is invite the whole family over.




Todo Verde x Primary Beans Recipes

Jocelyn’s Frijoles de la Olla Recipe


  1. 2 cups Primary Beans Bayo Beans
  2. 5 cups water plus more if needed
  3. 1 avocado leaf
  4. 1 bay leaf
  5. Salt to taste
  6. 2 tablespoons Todo Verde Tinga Seasoning 
  7. Tortillas, for serving
  8. Chopped cilantro and onion, for serving
  9. Lime for serving
  10. Fire roasted jalapeño, for serving



  1. Wash and clean Primary Beans Bayo Beans, checking for rocks. After beans are clean, add to a medium pot with enough water to cover them 2 inches.
  2. Cover and soak beans for 6 hours or overnight.
  3. Drain the soaking liquid, and the 5 cups of water. Add the bay leaf, avocado leaf, Todo Verde Tinga Seasoning, and salt to taste. Cook beans for 2 hours or until at least 5 beans are soft and tender.
  4. Chop onion and cilantro and cut lime into wedges for garnish.
  5. Fire roast jalapeño and tortillas.
  6. Add the cooked beans to an individual serving bowl and garnish with cilantro, onion, lime wedge, 1-2 tortillas folded in half and jalapeño. 





Frijoles De Olla with Tinga Seasoning




Mollete Recipe



Frijoles Zacatecanos



In Conversation with Lesley of Primary Beans



November 05, 2022