How to Cook Dried Beans from Scratch
Once you learn how to cook dried beans from scratch, you’ll want to say ‘goodbye’ to the canned stuff!
- 1 lb dried beans about 2 1/3 cups
- 6 cups water or broth
- Seasonings (salt, fresh herbs, etc)
- The size of the bean will affect how long you need to cook the beans.
|Small beans (black beans, pinto beans, navy beans)
||60 - 90 minutes
|Medium beans (Great northern,
|Large beans (Lima beans, Butter beans, red kidney beans)
||90- 160 minutes
- Cooking the beans in the soaking water will result in flavorful beans. You may discard the soaking water and cook the beans in fresh water.
Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 0.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 3mg