How to Cook Dried Beans

Updated:Apr 30,2014

 
Canned beans are good pantry staples, but there are many benefits to cooking your own dried beans. They're one of the most inexpensive proteins at pennies per pound. They also can help you control the sodium in your diet, as most canned beans have added salt, unless you use low-sodium or no salt added varieties. 


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