I will need to have an orange on hand the next time I cook black beans! Making this for the 3rd time today. (You will not be subscribed to our email newsletter.). I’ve had lots of black beans in my day and these were the best. For breakfast, black beans are often enjoyed mixed with eggs or served alongside eggs, rice, and tortillas. I don’t have luck with old beans and would check the best used date for sure. I have outlined my thoughts on the Instant Pot in the post. Allow the steam to release naturally for 20 minutes. This easy from-scratch recipe is three easy steps: First, heat minced garlic, taco seasoning, and onion powder in a skillet greased with olive oil until fragrant. Wow wow wow thank you for this! Ground turkey may be used in the recipe for a leaner bean mixture. of Ortega chili’s and chipotle chili … It looks amazing. In my experience, soaking black beans is an unnecessary extra step. Hooray, I’m so glad to hear it! Instant Pot beans will be watery, even if you manage to cook the beans properly—such beans would be fine as a replacement for drained canned beans, but they won’t make a great side dish on their own. Canned black beans should also be stored in a dry place. Came out *PERFECT*. And the beans have such great flavor! The BEST black beans I’ve ever had, let alone cooked myself. I use bottled water. The whole thing took entirely too long to cook, which was at least 2 more hrs. After and 1 1/2 hrs of cooking I had to remove the Orange zest and put in my favorite smoked sausage. These are delicious beans! Black turtle beans are a common dry bean. I’ve found using broth instead of water makes them fantastic every time. These were so easy and so yummy! About ⋄ Contact ⋄ Cookbook ⋄ Recipes ⋄ Shop ⋄ Subscribe, Cookie and Kate receives commissions on purchases made through our links to retailers. 1) Soak the Bean (a bit of salt) I just couldn’t quite get mine to be what I wanted, so stovetop for me! If you did that with this recipe, you would loose all the great flavor. Hi Dan, It sounds like you have raw tortillas that need to be cooked. But dry beans are typically 1/2 to 2/3 the cost of canned beans, so you can save quite a bit of dinheiro using the dried variety. These beans are great. https://www.delish.com/cooking/g4252/best-black-bean-recipes Hi Laura, I’m not sure. Anyways, wondering if you’ve tried this in a pressure cooker? Once the beans are very tender and tasty, you can increase the heat a little to reduce the cooking liquid into a more gravy-like consistency, about 5 to 15 minutes (it will continue to thicken up as the beans cool). These are the best black beans I have ever had!! Most likely, they’ll be done by an hour and a half to two hours. The Spruce Eats uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Black beans were still the most delicious that I have ever eaten! Any additional tips if taking that approach? Also, my daughter used the beans to make her signature black bean chili–worked very well! I’ve made these several times (vary the onion to whichever is on hand that day!) Hi Rachel! Thank you for sharing your version, John! I can’t stop eating them! I honestly don’t have trouble with beans, maybe because I eat them so often. thanks Well, it’s time to dig into the back and get out those black beans because I have found 24 ways to eat black beans that are going to blow your mind. They don't have an overwhelming flavor, which is why they are good in so many dishes. Can’t wait to try other things from you! Much too runny for me! They take on flavor from from salt and the ingredients they are cooked with. Thank you! Next, stir in the black beans, tomato juice, and salt to season. Will look for more of your recipes. Or, if you accidentally cook them a few minutes too long, the beans become mushy and bland. whatever i do to them, steam, warm in a pan or oven, warm with olive oil, they feel and taste like raw flour and water. I appreciated all the thoughtful notes in the recipe explaining the “why’s” behind the instructions and the InstaPot challenges (..yes). Old beans, it’s true, take a lot longer and big old beans never really cook satisfactorily, and not just in my water. Only changes are personal taste: Next time, I will cut down the red pepper flakes to (a generous) 1/4 teaspoon. I will try this recipe and keep you posted. :). If you’re learning to cook dried beans, start them early. What Are Black Beans? I thought I’d have to wait till tomorrow to make my black beans because I hadn’t soaked them. Leave a comment below and share a picture on. Hope this helps! They offer some protein as well as carbohydrates and are high in fiber and folate. If you have a question, please skim the comments section—you might find an immediate answer there. I’m delighted it was a hit, Julie. Hope it works with canned beans as well…. friend gave me 40 tortillas. This turned out great. It sounds interesting. I now soak all my dried beans, nuts and seeds to “Disarm Anti-Nutrients in Plant-Based Foods,” as one chapter is entitled. It’s like you read my mind! It is so easy and so flavourful. I agree! Finally, don’t skimp on the vinegar — it’s what gives the soup that little extra kick. Not only is this burger recipe a nice change from heavy red meats but it’s also budget friendly. And I did lots of research on black beans prior to cooking! Hello! I think that cooking almost any variety of bean with onion, garlic, olive oil, salt, and bay leaves would produce a superior result! I have heard that when you soak beans, the soaking water contains oligosaccharides, released from the beans during soaking, that can lead to digestive discomfort, and should therefore be discarded. Thank you. to see if they’re sufficiently plump, tender and delicious. would appreciate your thoughts Black beans are high in fiber, containing 15 grams in a cup of cooked beans. One supposed benefit of soaking and rinsing before cooking (I typically soak and rinse thrice) is that… and sorry about this but, those rinses apparently get out the *gas* that the beans otherwise produce. Our recipe is for one pound of black beans (about 2 cups dried). Hi Richard! So many recipes forget to add that dash of acid at the end that brightens the dish. I cook beans from scratch all the time but have never tried it like this, and can’t wait. (It's all free.). I use chicken broth instead of water. I did not have an orange on hand, and omitted the orange rind in the recipe. Place the beans in a fine mesh colander or sieve and rinse very well. Do you know how I would cook in an instapot. I did not use red chili flakes but used 12 oz. Made enough to freeze for later! Black beans can be cooked in a variety of ways without losing much of its nutritional properties, even when exposed to high temperatures. Hi Heather! Thank you for haring! Black Bean … These beans are rich and creamy, yet lively and full of flavor. It did take me more like 2 – 2.5 hours cooking time and probably 10 cups of water, (don’t know how old my beans were), but it was so worth it. It seems to help speed up the cooking process slightly (and give a nice flavor ). Order) Hebei Nihewan Agricultural Development Co., Ltd. CN 12 YRS. Hi- this looks yummy. Dried beans are made edible through pre-soaking (in cold water for 8 hours or overnight) and cooking, or you can buy them ready-to-eat in cans. curiously i see a lot of people cook in the Instant Pot.would it be ok to cook the black beans from scratch in the Instant Pot Feel free to turn up the heat with a few tablespoons of chopped jalapeño peppers or minced serrano pepper. Second best but still acceptable (and how I do it): our grocery store and a number of other places in town and out in the world have “Glacier” purified water dispensers which provide very pure water for roughly $.40 per gallon. Updated April 20, 2020. Leave the pot uncovered and adjust the heat as necessary to maintain a gentle simmer (you should see several small bubbles popping to the surface at any given moment). They have a satiny black skin and a white center. :) Sorry to not be more helpful! I appreciate your review. Ideally, we’ll cook them within a year of harvest. Make a pot and enjoy black beans all week! The wild card with dried beans is that you’ll never be 100 percent certain when they’ll finish cooking. Many black bean recipes incorporate bacon or lard, but these beans are free of meat products (they’re vegetarian and vegan). You can speed things up, do it in 1 pot and monitor doneness; there’s no rule that says 100% of the cooking has to be pressurized. Let’s get to it! just a quick note, in our family, we leave the bay leaves in. I think the filtered water was a good idea. I promise to put on my big boy pants and adjust it according to taste later, but I’d like to duplicate yours first and go from there. Carefully remove the orange zest and both bay leaves. The results were pretty inconsistent and I didn’t love the flavor. Once they boil, turn the heat down and walk away for an hour. Or you could make … It’s better not to fill the container beyond about 1/3 full and only just cover them with water as otherwise they tend to boil over. Thank you for sharing, Bethany! Black beans take a long time to cook, but those little bombshells of flavor are completely worth the effort. Thank you! I also added another teaspoon of salt at the end. Of these, only the salt based unit doesn’t result in “pure” water–it leaves sodium in the water through the calcium-sodium exchange process. I will be adding more to the post about that soon, but unfortunately I didn’t like the instant pot results. I have outlined my thoughts on the Instant Pot in the post. The bright colors and contrasting textures make black beans and corn fun additions to guacamole. how do you make them edible. Oligosaccharides are not inherently unhealthy—in fact, I think we’re learning that oligosaccharides are what give beans such good “prebiotic” powers. I used to soak the beans and cook them in a crock pot, but they lost their color and were often pretty bland even after seasoning. Your comments make my day. Wondering if chick peas would be about the same (with perhaps diff seasoning..). It did not seem to make much flavor difference and I was putting them in recipes that had plenty of spices. The beans were flavorful but next time I will add a jalapeño and cover the pot while simmering. I can’t tell you how much I like this black bean recipe. They're especially good for vegans and vegetarians because they're very high in protein. There are even some great vegan brownie recipes that use black beans rather than eggs. I’ll never go back to canned beans again! I appreciate your feedback, Marilyn! These beans were restaurant quality – far superior to doctored canned beans. I didn’t have bay leaves or orange peel, but even without those ingredients, the beans were very flavorful. Compared to the absorption of iron, the zinc and magnesium bioavailabilites in beans are relatively good at about 25% and 50%, respectively [Sandström et al. The orange ended up cooking right down into the beans and I didn’t remove it (Bc I couldn’t find it) – didn’t make a difference. As a thank you, we'll give you our welcome guide with 5 printable dinner recipes. This foolproof recipe yields perfectly tender and delicious black beans. Soliman GA. Dietary Fiber, Atherosclerosis, and Cardiovascular Disease. If they’re easy to press through, taste a few (carefully! I also like the combination of flavors in the black bean burrito bowl and that’s quickly becoming a staple here. Email me when Kate or another C+K reader replies directly to my comment. Thanks for the recipe C+K, you’ve got a black bean convert in me! I have good results cooking beans in a slow cooker/crockpot. Hi Jolene! Can’t wait to try. Hi Cynthia! will soon Its great to see a twist on tradition thank you. Black beans are not expensive to purchase, especially in bulk, and have high nutritional value. The addition of the orange is amazing. The frustrating part—after all that, your beans may still not be fully cooked, and it’s not safe to consume undercooked beans (also, not tasty). Vegetarian Mexican Casserole With Black Beans, Dietary Fiber, Atherosclerosis, and Cardiovascular Disease. Soaking beans overnight before cooking can also help, as can over-the-counter medications like Beano. You can see their side-by-side comparison here. I had started soaking the beans already, then I found your recipe so…. Sorry to not be of more help! Thank you for reporting back on how much you loved this recipe, Nancy. To cook pre-soaked beans, rinse under water, then add three parts water to one part beans. We have hard water and it probably took close to two hours to cook fully but they turned out well so it was with it! Anecdotally, I didn’t have any digestive issues with these beans, but I eat a lot of beans! any suggestions? ▸ Categories budget friendly, dairy free, egg free, fall, gluten free, Mexican, nut free, pack for lunch, pantry friendly, recipes, side dishes, soy free, spring, summer, tomato free, vegan, winter ▸ Ingredients black beans, Vegetable enthusiast. To freeze cooked beans, portion the cooled beans into airtight containers and cover with cooking liquid. Black beans have been a staple of North American diets for at least 7,000 years. The funny thing is I bought the beans for a craft project that was a bust and had 10 lbs of beans to not waste, and I’d never cooked dried beans before. :). This was my first time attempting dry black beans and it was a huge success! Thanks for the tips on cooking black beans. I appreciate your review. I’ve cooked dried beans for years and always soaked them. I’m at 4500 feet and also use a pressure cooker! Keep dried black beans in a sealed, airtight container in a cool, dry place, for up to a year. You can simplify the recipe by omitting any of the seasonings listed in the ingredients, but for the best flavor, I recommend using all of them. Black turtle beans are the most common and the most readily available in grocery stores in both dried and canned form. Thanks for keeping us healthy! Or, replace the bean component in the following recipes with these home-cooked black beans: Lastly, these beans are a fantastic burrito bowl component. Cook times for beans in the Instant Pot vary with every batch, for reasons explained below. My daughter in law gave me her ‘abuelas’ recipe after I already had these going – and it was practically the same thing – feeling very happy! I have very old beans that I hate to throw out. You didn’t miss it! If I’m doing this recipe for your black bean soup, should I drain the beans or can I use the liquid from these beans with the soup? shalom, cooked these beans last night. So, use filtered or distilled water if you can. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to cook black beans from scratch, this guide is for you. It's a meal in a bowl that's sure to warm you up and stick to your ribs. I’m nearly 75, been cooking beans from scratch for over 50 years, and these are THE BEST BLACK BEANS EVER! You’ll also love stovetop black beans for their condensed, stewy cooking liquid. If the bulk bins are open, make sure they are covered and there is no sign of moisture, spoilage, or pests. I use that water to feed the plants, change the aquarium water, and for most of my cooking, beer-brewing, and bread making (fermentation loves pure water). thank you. I’m glad you have figured it out too! I have made this recipe twice exactly like the recipe says. Hi Adrienne! Choose canned beans with intact cans that are not rusted, bulging, or dented. I learned so much! If skipping the soaking (as you suggest), is the oligosaccharides not released in the cooking water then, which therefore wouldn’t be advisable to intake? Once cooked, beans can stay in the refrigerator for four to five days. I will try it and let you know! Bottom line–smoked sausage not orange zest. Beans that are larger than black beans, such as chickpeas, may benefit from a soak. I'm probably making a big mess in my Kansas City kitchen right now. Whether you love burgers strictly during barbecue season or believe you can have them all year long you’ll definitely want to try this recipe. I played around with spices and flavorings until I came up with a clear winner. First time here and so impressed. US $5.90-$6.00 / Bag. Thank you so much for adding another great recipe to my Paprika App! I think the orange zest cooked off, couldn’t find it. Allow leftover beans to cool to room temperature before storing in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 4 to 5 days. Mr. Joseph !!! Trends in Food Science & Technology. This recipe will work well in my Instant Pot. Just made your 30 minute rice recipe for the millionth (almost) time today – it’s foolproof!! Otherwise, continue cooking, testing in 15 to 30 minute intervals as needed, until they’re done. Thanks for the great recipe. Thanks for sharing, Joseph. Also, this is the first time I’ll actually have cilantro on hand at the same time I made the beans, so we’re excited to try it! It was great, but why did it take so much longer? ***Freeze it: I like to freeze leftover beans with their cooking juices in wide-mouth, pint-sized mason jars. A couple of points on the water discussion–I’ve not had any problems cooking beans of a great many varieties in my water, which is some of the hardest water in California. Saltwater boils marginally faster, has a higher boiling point, and has higher mass (meaning it transfers heat faster) than unsalted water. I will be trying this tomorrow and was wondering if I might be able to adapt it for my slow cooker so I don’t have to babysit it all day. mmm-mmm-good. To use frozen beans, simply thaw in the refrigerator overnight or defrost in the microwave. I’m not sure it will work the same as chickpeas are larger and more dense. hallo Here’s the problem: When you’re cooking beans in a pressure cooker, you can’t keep an eye on them. Beans should be tender when pierced with a fork. I have never really been into black beans, they’ve always seemed kind of meh to me, but I had some in the cupboard so I gave this recipe a go anyway. The kids loved them too – very satisfying. I appreciate your review. I saw in your post about Hummus that you use it there. In their experiments, salted beans cooked more evenly. You’re welcome, Barbara! Home-cooked black beans offer far more flavor than canned beans, especially when you include the right seasonings. Well it got me to thinking….I never made that before. Head to any Mexican restaurant and we guarantee you’ll see this combo on the menu. They rival the frijoles negros I’ve loved in Costa Rica, Mexico and Belize, and they make a delicious side dish or meal component. Black beans are about the size of a pea, up to 1/2-inch long, with the slightly less pronounced boat-shape common to kidney beans. Thank YOU! Just started my first pot using your recipe because the cumin, cilantro and orange zest made me raise my eyebrows! Good question, and I’ll to the best of my understanding, though I’m not a food scientist. I have tried before and failed to get any ‘flavor’ in my beans – but these are just right. 1/3. when dishing out the beans (or anything with bay leaves), it is considered good luck if your the one who got the bay leaf!! Dried beans are also less expensive than canned beans, and they reduce waste (no cans to throw away). Black beans make a good source of carbohydrates in the form of starch that slowly releases energy for anyone who has insulin resistance or diabetic. Lovely recipe, was just gonna add my momma grew up in wichita kansas, and when she was young the would makemake a giant pot of black beans, with salt and pepper, then make “sides” to mix in, red and yellow onion, raw, chopped, and hard boiled egg, chopped, really tasty mixed in❤️. Made these in my crock pot and it was so easy! https://www.bonappetit.com/.../12-things-to-do-with-a-can-of-black-beans I too was just thinking about making a pot of black beans to go with my perfectly cooked quinoa(thank you for that info). I hope you love this method. Another factor, which surprised me, is that the minerals in hard water can slow the cooking process! Black beans are a healthy addition to most diets. Ground beef and black beans team up in this easy everyday meal. Thanks for sharing your talents. They don’t seem to have a packaged date. If I cook them in the slow cooker for a long time, would they be safe to eat, even if they are tough? Add mashed black beans to a homemade burger recipe. So easy and delicious. No mess, no fuss. However, if you are consuming canned black beans, you should make sure to separated the black beans and rinse it cleanly to reduce the sodium content contained in canned black beans. I’m using them to make your veggie black bean enchiladas tomorrow. The tabouleh has been out of this world!! 2015;41(2): 149-160. doi:10.1016/j.tifs.2014.10.007. Hi! I plan on giving it a go so I will share anything Iearn here as well…. Hi Yum! Not sure I’d add cumin or orange peel to the other varieties, though. tsukim, israel. Hi MiJo! 2nd time making this and I can’t bring myself to have canned black beans ever again. Unfortunately, I didn’t like the results. Lay them on a flat small cookie tray, stacked alternately with seal on left, next one on right. Black beans are about the size of an oblong pea, up to 1/2-inch long, with the slightly less pronounced boat-shape common to kidney beans. It appears to be true that soaking beans for several hours (then discarding the soaking water) reduces the oligosaccharide content. See our, Please let me know how it turned out for you! Indeed you did – and apparently I missed it! Repeat as necessary. It could have been your beans were a bit older. Thank you from your newest fan (& fam)!! I think she was switched at birth! I’m a huge fan and use your cookbook and online recipes almost every day. These delicious beans will be made at my house very soon. Wow. Many times, you’ll need to re-pressurize the pot and cook the beans longer. Accessibility Policy ⋄ Comment Policy ⋄ Nutrition Disclaimer ⋄ Photo/Recipe Policy ⋄ Privacy Policy, Subscribe to our newsletter! Always free • Unsubscribe anytime, The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. Remove the lid and reduce the heat to low to maintain a gentle simmer. Easy peasy. Very old beans may never soften all the way through, and will never be suitable for consumption. Older beans can require several hours on the stove (and several more cups of water). Thank you Kate! Hi Judith! den leave it on warm all day . When cooked, the beans have a creamy texture with a strong, slightly sweet flavor. What are your thoughts about sprouting black beans to remove phytic acid from the beans? and a slow cooker on low 7ta eight hours. Or go to a store where you know they are replacing inventory often. Dried black beans are typically sold in one-pound bags, so I wrote this recipe to use the whole bag. ***. You are 110% correct on da water. Thank you for taking the time to review. I’m sorry it took so long! All you'll need to make these delicious beans is a sturdy dish, simmering water, and, of course, black beans. Sounds yummy! Definitely the BEST recipe for dry black beans I’ve ever eaten. To make a quart of this rich dessert, you'll need half-and-half, a cup black beans and plenty of brown sugar, white sugar and powdered cinnamon.Chill the concoction in your freezer, and once it's frozen, add a splash of dark rum to taste. It would likely taste great. They are wonderful in a veggie bowl and add a lot to the flavor. Get daily tips and expert advice to help you take your cooking skills to the next level. Black beans are enjoyed by many cultures around the world, and are packed with flavor and nutritional value. Well, that’s great news Cathryn! These beans date back at least 7,000 years when they were a staple food in the diets of Central and South Americans. Try 5 minutes more. 4.0 (1) "Excellent service" Contact Supplier. :), Thank you Kate! I would have them drained. This will definitely change the way I cook black beans from now on. For us novices, would you mind sharing how much of each ingredient you add? Interesting, but since I’ve been looking for a good recipe for salted black beans I can cook ahead to use in assorted recipes, I’d omit all the spices and such suggested save for the salt kosher only and a smidge of oil. Cover the pot and bring it to a boil over high heat. Black Bean and Corn Guacamole. It’s perhaps a bit inconvenient but it’s quite reliable and it comes with all kinds of peace of mind. If you do run into trouble, try some fennel tea. Background. Savory comes through … i Thank You ! thanks for a really fine blog. Just chop up and toss ’em on there. We can thank Melissa Clark for this clue. I always learn so much from your recipes – there is so much useful detail. The iron, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, and zinc in black beans all contribute to building and maintaining bone structure and strength. Hello. Here’s a map of hard water areas in the United States, and here’s the affordable water filter (affiliate link) that seemed to improve my cooking time. I cooked them on high pressure for 32 minutes. The beans are perfection. You might be surprised to hear that black beans are actually so blue that they appear black. I followed this recipe almost just as written – so yummy. Helps in digestion. Sort the beans. Drain and put into 2 c ziploc bags for the freezer. Read our, The Spruce Eats uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. They can, however, produce gas as they are fermented in the colon. Tiny pinholes in dried beans indicate bug infestation and should be avoided. Another option is a quick soak method. I cook mine pretty much the same, no soak, no salt, add seasonings but I us the Instant Pot and they come out great. What would need to be modified to cook the beans in an instant pot? Can I still use same ingredients if I am using canned black beans? I never cook beans from scratch but I’m excited to try. This recipe is so good! They took about 1.5 hours to cook. Thanks for sharing, Kristie. But after having success with making refried beans from scratch I was back to cooking dried beans. These black beans are a great side dish to serve with Mexican, Cuban or other Latin American-inspired meals. Wrong! There is … More about Cookie and Kate », Follow us! Some will look quite different, have different textures, and tastes. I followed your directions, suggestions and recipe exactly. So here I go! However I was shocked last year to be diagnosed with osteoporosis in my lumbar spine & hip joints, so I’ve gotten serious about building bone naturally. How much longer is always a guessing game. I think you can do either. Merry Christmas. Black beans play a starring role in Latin American cuisine, though they work well in many different types of dishes, hot or cold. This was specific to cooking dried beans that helps get the best flavor. Meet my go-to, foolproof black bean recipe! So glad to hear it! I live at 10,200′ altitude *and* have hard water, so I cook beans in a pressure cooker. These beans are fabulous, Kate. Once you have your pot of black beans made, you can eat them as is (so good with some cornbread!) Add the onion, garlic, bay leaves, olive oil, salt, cumin, orange zest and red pepper flakes (if using) to the pot. I usually just use beans, water, and olive oil (no salt, but might try that), but I think this recipe will work perfectly in the pressure cooker. I did not use red chili flakes but used 12 oz. Good question. As a vegetarian for almost 50 years, I love beans! Dried black beans should be rinsed and soaked in water for two to four hours before cooking. No need to soak the beans before using. Dog lover. US Department of Agriculture. I’ve honestly never had the patience or foresight to sprout beans, but I understand that sprouted beans offer increased bioavailability of a few nutrients. I haven’t tried this combination with canned. Today I’m also making slow cooker carnitas for the first time to go with the beans. 5 to 6 cups would be enough water to start off with additional if needed. In summary, un-soaked beans require only marginally longer on the stove (as little as 20 minutes longer), have a deeper color (likely also more nutrients), and better flavor (less watered down). I’m excited you loved them and that it worked with your creative touches! Canned beans are usually easier to process than dry beans. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice. It yields a big pot of beans (about six cups). 1989, Insel et al. Cookie and Kate is a registered trademark of Cookie and Kate LLC. This is probably batch 8 or so and it’s the first batch of beans I’ve actually liked. I’m happy to hear it. Thank you for your comment. These beans do not disappoint! Hi! I just added a whole section about the Instant Pot since I’ve been getting lots of questions about it. Recipe yields 6 cups beans (the equivalent of 4 cans); you can freeze leftovers or cut the recipe in half. I’m not sure what you feel is missing as all of that is listed in the ingredients list. At first I put in a half onion, peeled but uncut. (Highly recommend “The Healthy Bones Nutrition Plan & Cookbook,” by mother & daughter team Kelly & Kelly.) One of my kids will even eat beans for breakfast when they’ve been cooked overnight! You’ll never achieve the same nice cooking liquid with Instant Pot beans because the water can’t evaporate during cooking. To answer your question—I believe chickpeas might benefit from a soak, since they’re larger than black beans, which are pretty small and thin skinned relative to other beans. 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