Secrets of Success

Dried Beans Really Can Be As Easy To Use As Canned Beans!

0SHARES

46

MEMBERS SPARKED

I know a lot of us use canned beans for their convenience, myself included. However, canned beans are more expensive and loaded with salt compared to their dry counterparts. Dry beans have the initial time requirement of soaking and cooking, but I recently discovered that you can FREEZE beans after they have been soaked and cooked. So you go through the soaking/cooking process ONCE and then have batches ready to go in the freezer! I freeze mine in 2 cup portions in ziploc bags. So easy!

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

  • Great idea! Thanks. - by JUDIEB1946
  • You can also get a grain mill and make them into a sort of powder to make refried beans or bean burgers in a hurry. And milling your own wheat makes whole wheat bread a much better taste. - by LINJHA

Leave a Comment

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.
Diet Resources: Allergies | type 2 diabetes | maintain weight