Food Preparation Basics

How to Prepare & Cook Dried Legumes

Dried beans, peas, lentils, and chickpeas are one of the most affordable sources of nutrition available on the shelves. They are full of good-quality plant-based protein, filling fibre, and a whole lot of other important nutrients. It can seem a bit daunting to cook your own legumes, and often the tinned versions seem a whole lot easier, but once you start soaking, rinsing, and cooking them yourself I’m pretty sure that you won’t turn back. It requires very little effort, and the benefits of preparing your own legumes are many. This post has a step-by-step guide to help you prepare and cook your own legumes at home 🙂