❁ Dried and canned beans are great foods to keep on hand. You may want to stock up when they’re on sale.
❁ Dried beans are often cheaper than canned beans for the same amounts but do take more time to cook.
❁ You can use 2 cups of cooked beans for 1 pound of meat in many recipes.
★ Beans are a good source of fiber, phosphorus and folate.