Cooking Dried Kidney Beans Safely

Important information about red kidney beans for those who like to cook beans in slow cookers: Raw red kidney beans contain a high level of a specific toxin that is only killed off at high heat. You should boil beans for 15 minutes before transferring to a slow cooker, or risk food poisoning—and as few as four or five undercooked beans can cause symptoms! Read more here.

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