Thought to have originated in Latin America over 7,000 years ago, this simple, beautiful bean has a mild, sweet, earthy taste, and a soft texture. High in iron, fiber, protein and low in fat, these classic beans make a healthy and delicious staple for every meal of the day.
Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.
Beans, peas and lentils are natural agricultural products. Despite use of modern agricultural equipment, it is not always possible to remove all foreign material. Sort and rinse before cooking.
Soak beans overnight. Drain and rinse beans. Add 3 cups of water for every 1 cup of black beans. Liquid should be 1-2" above top of beans. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 1- 1 1/2 hours. Or pressure cook 6-10 minutes.
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