Soaking and Cooking Times for Dried Beans, Lentils, and Peas

BEANS Hrs. to
Soak
Hrs. to
Cook
Adzuki
Anasazi
Black Beans/Turtle Beans
Brown Beans (Swedish, Pinto, etc.)
Cannellini and Small White Beans (Great Northern, Navy, etc.)
Cranberry Beans
Fava Beans
Lima Beans
Mung Beans
Pink Beans (Pink, Pinquito, etc.)
Red Beans (Kidney, Colorados, Red Mexican, etc.)
Soy Beans
6-8
6-8
6-8
6-8
6-8
6-8
12
6
6
6-8
6-8
12
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
1
3/4
1
1
3
LENTILS Hrs. to
Soak
Hrs. to
Cook
Black Beluga Lentils
Brown Lentils
French Green Lentils
Ivory Lentils ("Urad Dal")
Spanish Pardina Lentils
Red Lentils
0
0
0
0
0
0
3/4
3/4
3/4
3/4
3/4
1/4
PEAS Hrs. to
Soak
Hrs. to
Cook
Black-Eyed Peas
Garbanzo Beans/Chick Peas
Green Peas - Split
Green Peas - Whole
Pigeon Peas
Yellow Peas - Split
Yellow Peas - Whole
0
4
0
4
0
0
4
1
2
1/2
1
1/2
1/2
1

 


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