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Great Northern Beans

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Preparation, Uses, & Tips

Before cooking, soak the beans for 8 hours and pressure cook for 20 minutes, or simmer on the stove for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. After cooking with savory spices, Great Northern beans can be puréed into a delicious soup, sauce, or pâté. 1 cup of dried Great Northern beans yields approximately 2 1/2 cups of cooked beans.

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