Basic White Beans

Learn how to prepare white beans from scratch in this video. This is a basic recipe for cooking dried white beans. Just remember, dried beans will not soften if cooked in salted water. Do not add any salt or commercial stock products until the beans are soft. The garlic, oil and herbs will give them plenty of flavor. For the full recipe click here.

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Reviews & Comments

She-Rei
Rated 0 out of 5
June 16, 2020

i didnt know salt prohibited softening. Too late! they are already simmering. What now?

Response from Cook for Your Life

No problem! A little salt at the beginning cooking stages won't ruin your beans, but it may take longer to cook them until they're totally creamy. Hope that helps!

Mae Shaw
Rated 0 out of 5
February 29, 2020

Awesome blog, thanks for the useful information.


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