Great northern beans are a flattened ‘large off white beans’, they have a nutty, earthy flavor and tender flesh, and holds its shape when cooked.
Great Northern beans are great in baked beans, soups, stews, casseroles, ragouts, dips, purees and anywhere a mild flavored bean is called for.
Basic preparation: Wash, rise & soak overnight. Add 4 Cups of water / Cup of Bean, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 60-90 minutes or until tender (add more water as needed). Whisk lightly, remove the floating foam. Flavor with butter or oil, salt to taste and any seasoning if desired. Cook uncovered over low heat until desired consistency.
Yield: 3 cups of cooked beans / Cup of dry beans