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Fool Proof No Soak Beans Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Forget the overnight soaking with this Fool Proof No Soak Beans Recipe. In about 90 minutes you can have perfectly cooked beans that are ready to use  for all of your bean dishes.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 635

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  • 1 pound dry beans, Great Northern Beans
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4 cups water, up to 6 as needed


  • Preheat the oven to 250.
  • Place the beans into a large dutch oven or large pot with a tight fitting lid.
  • Add the salt and stir.
  • Pour water on top of the beans, enough water to cover the beans by an inch and a half.
  • Bring the pot to a boil.
  • Cover the pot with a tight fitting lid and set in the oven. Cook for 75 - 90 minutes depending on the type of bean.
  • After 45 minutes, check the beans and add boiling water if needed to keep the beans covered.
  • Test the beans for tender by squeezing between your fingers. Beans should be soft in the center.


Note: This recipe can be used for any type of dried beans, but you may need to adjust the oven cooking time a little bit for the different types.


Calories: 635kcal | Carbohydrates: 118g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7026mg | Potassium: 1764mg | Fiber: 48g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 343mg | Iron: 11mg
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American

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