In almost every recipe involving canned beans, you see one or both of these words: drain and rinse. But should you really rinse your canned beans? I’m here to tell you to cut it out.
I hear people waxing poetic about the delicious, velvety bean broth you get when cooking dried beans from scratch. And while that’s undoubtedly true, that delicious bean broth is exactly what you’re draining and rinsing away in canned beans.