How To Cook Black Beans From Scratch
How to cook black beans from scratch using a stove top, or to cook your beans fast using a pressure cooker.
Servings: 1 can equivalent
Completely submerge the beans in water and soak for a minimum 8-12 hours. If you can and time permits, change the water a couple of times.
When you're ready to cook, drain and rinse the black beans well.
How To Cook Black Beans On Stove Top
Pour the black beans in a medium-sized pot and cover with water by 2 to 3cm. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for roughly 1 to 1 ½ hours until the beans are well cooked. (Add more water if required). Drain and season with salt.
How To Cook Black Beans with a Pressure Cooker
Pour the black beans into the pressure cooker and cover with water by 2 to 3cm, or to reach the "minimum line". Place the settings on High Pressure for 20 minutes, pressure release normal.Drain and season with salt.