What temperature is needed to deactivate toxin in kidney beans?

Asked October 7, 2013, 6:17 PM EDT

What is the time and temperature needed to deactivate the toxin in raw kidney beans? I've heard that a crock pot might not be high enough, even though the beans would cook a long time.

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1 Response

Enzymes are destroyed at about 120 degrees F. in wet heat so your crock pot should adequately reach that temperature when you are cooking kidney beans.

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