De-gassing beans

Asked March 6, 2016, 1:53 PM EST

What is a quick method for de-gassing beans?

Lane County Oregon food preparation

1 Response

Probably the best method is to soak the beans in lots of water and then be sure to drain the beans, rinse well and cook in fresh water. The soaking breaks down the sugars that cause the gas. Also the fresher the beans are the less gas they produce. Thanks for using ask an expert Nellie Oehler