Authentic Valencian "garrofón" or Butter Beans or special Lima Beans for paella is an essential ingredient of the original Valencian paella
This large white flat bean should be cooked slowly before being eaten, to ensure that it has the mild texture that will melt in your mouth. It is one of the main ingredients in authentic Valencian paellas. Their mild creaminess soaks up the flavours of the other ingredients. This native variety is a gourmet delicacy primarily available during all season.
Valencian varietie Butter Beans has a great capacity to absorb and transmit the flavors of to the paella, our varieties are characterized by a thin skin and creamy texture, very soft on the palate, is a differentiating element of authentic paella. A paella without garrofón is not an original paella.