A very shelf-stable ingredient, navy beans are great for making soups, stews and so much more. These 20+ Navy Bean Recipes are the best!
I’ll you in on a little secret. Beans are a great, shelf stable ingredient. They will stay good for not months, but years. The provide protein and dietary fiber, help you feel full and keep you regular. An abundance of goodness.
I didn’t experiment with them for the first time until the dreaded pandemic started and dried beans were one of the only things left at the grocery store. I found myself with a bag of dry 15 bean soup, lots of beans in the color of the rainbow, but no clue how to prepare them.
Dry beans can be time consuming- like it can take over 24 hours of cooking time to prepare the suckers. But navy beans, also known as great northern beans, have rich flavors that are great for making so much more than just soup recipes.
Here are a handful of ingredients that might be helpful to have on hand when making navy bean recipes:
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Jessica the mom, wife and food lover behind Savory Experiments. She is obsessed with butter, salt and bacon and spends all her time in the kitchen and behind a camera. Jessica is a contributor to PopKitchen by Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal Food + Travel and more!