Bean cooking times

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Measure Ingredient
Presoaked Beans
Beans That Require no Soaking

For beans that have been soaked for at least 4 hours. Add about 1 hour regular cooking time or 10-15 minutes pressure cooking for unsoaked beans.

Type of Bean Regular Cooking Time In a Pressure Cooker black beans 1« hours 8-10 minutes black-eyed peas 30 minutes 4- 6 minutes chickpeas 1«-2 hours 10-12 minutes fava beans 1«-2 hours 16-18 minutes Great Northern 1 hour 10-12 minutes kidney beans 1« hours 10-12 minutes lima beans 50 minutes 6- 8 minutes navy or pea beans 1« hours 6- 8 minutes pigeon peas 20 minutes 4- 6 minutes pinto beans 1«-2 hours 6- 8 minutes

Type of Bean Regular Cooking Time In a Pressure Cooker lentils 20 minutes 8 minutes split peas 30 minutes 15 minutes Note: The above times are approximate. Check the beans after the indicated amount of time. You may need 15-20 minutes additional regular cooking time, 2-3 minutes in a pressure cooker.

High-Flavor, Low-Fat Vegetarian Cooking by Steven Raichlen pg 262 Submitted By DIANE LAZARUS On 10-27-95

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