If you intended to soak and then forgot, try a 1-hour quick-soak.

Bring 10 cups of water to a boil and add 1 pound of dried red beans. 

Step 1

Boil for about 5 minutes. Then, remove from heat, cover, and set aside at room temperature for 1 hour. 

Step 2

Rinse before cooking!

Step 3

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