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 Iโ€™m pretty sure that you wonโ€™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 ๐Ÿ™‚