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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Just one serving of this side goes a long way toward helping you reach your daily fiber goal. To quick-soak the beans, cover with water to 2 inches above beans; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Then continue the recipe with preheating the oven.