Preparing beans is an easy, hands-off cooking technique that, while it takes time – anywhere from 35 minutes to 2 hours – is totally worth the effort. Canned beans can be filled with sodium and the bean taste is typically dulled. If you set aside some time to prepare your beans for the week, they’ll last up to three days in the refrigerator in a sealed contained.
This easy-to-follow chart tells you everything you need to know about preparing the best beans imaginable. If you’re concerned about bean-producing gas, soak the beans overnight, and voilà! This process helps break down the indigestible sugars and difficult-to-digest complex carbohydrates that cause discomfort. Trust me, once you cook your own beans, you’ll be hooked!