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How Long are Dried Beans Good For?

The Shelf Life of Dried Beans

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  • Question: How Long are Dried Beans Good For?

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    It's best to use dried beans within a year. Older beans can still be cooked and eaten, but expect cooking times to be longer. Eventually dried beans will become so dry that they will not soften – even when cooked.

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