Feeling confused on how to best cook with dried beans? Keep reading to learn how to get the most out of cooking dried beans from scratch.
TIP 1: Don’t Use Old Beans
Try to cook your dried beans within 2 years of harvest.
TIP 2: Soak Your Beans
Soaking your beans in water prior to cooking, will reduce your cook time.
TIP 3: Soaking Guide
The cook time will depend on the bean and whether you soaked them.
- Small beans may take 45-90 minutes
- Medium beans may take 60 to 120 minutes
- Large beans may take 80 to 180 minutes