Quick-Soaking Great Northern Beans

This quick-soaking method will work with most beans, except for cannellini (white kidney beans), which will become mushy.

INGREDIENTS | YIELD varies according to the recipe

  • Great northern beans
  • Water
  1. Rinse and drain the amount of beans called for in the recipe and then add them to a saucepan. Add enough water to cover the beans by 2 inches.

  2. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat; cover and let sit for an hour.

  3. Follow the instructions in Steps 2 and 3 in the Preparing Great Northern Beans for the Slow Cooker recipe.

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