Dried beans are healthy and economical: They cost much less than their canned counterparts and allow you to control the sodium and additives that go into your beans. Here are 14 dried bean recipes to get you started.
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This ham and bean soup recipe gets great flavor from a smoked ham hock, fresh vegetables, and fresh herbs. Starting with a package of dried bean soup mix instead of using canned beans helps keep the sodium in check.