Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Soaking and Cooking Dried Beans

You'll need these to make those yummy chicken enchiladas!

Soaked Beans
1 cup pinto or other dried beans
2 tsp whey or lemon juice
2 1/2 cups warm water
Cover beans with water and lemon juice. Let stand in a warm place for 12 -24 hours. Drain, rinse, place in a large pot and cover with a fresh 3 cups of water. Bring to a boil and skim off foam, then simmer until beans are tender. Mash or serve whole.

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