Sunday, October 11, 2015

Dried to canned beans conversion

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            Dried to canned beans conversion



Here is a conversion chart that I compiled to help me use more dry beans. All numbers are approximate, of course, but they've worked for me so far.

A standard can of beans is 15 ounces. Small bags of beans you get at the store are usually 1 pound, but sometimes 2.

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1 15-ounce can of beans equals
  • 1/2 cup dry beans, before cooking
  • 1 1/2 cups beans, after cooking

1 pound dry beans equals
  • 2 cups dry beans, before cooking
  • 6 cups beans, after cooking
  • 4 15-ounce cans of beans

1 part dry beans equals
  • 3 parts cooked beans

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