THRIVE Pinto Beans are a well-known food storage staple. By combining cooked beans with a variety of spices, meats, and vegetables, you'll quite literally have an endless supply of possible meals at your fingertips.
Every time you eat a serving, you'll feel good knowing that you're helping your body out with a fantastic amount of dietary fiber. Enjoy the taste, value, and nutrition of THRIVE Pinto Beans.
Quick Soak: Soak 1 lb beans in 6-8 cups of hot water. Bring to boil and cook 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain water and rinse beans. Cook: Add 6-8 cups of hot water to drained and rinsed beans. Simmer gently with lid tilted until desired tenderness is reached, about 1 ½ to 2 hours.
Nutrition FactsServing Size 1/4 cups (45g)
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs
|Saturated Fat||Less than||20g||25g|
Pinto beans. CERTIFIED GLUTEN FREE (pouch excluded)
Temperature: Storing THRIVE at a high temperature can significantly increase the speed that calories and vitamins will degrade over time. In the correct storage container, low-moisture foods such as THRIVE can be stored at room temperature or cooler (75 degrees Fahrenheit or lower) and remain nutritious and edible for years. Our stated shelf life assumes that the product will be stored in optimal conditions.
Humidity: The effects of humidity on a closed can are caused by heat and very similar to the effects of high temperature (see above). High humidity can corrode the cans and in some cases even cause the cans to leak. Areas with high humidity can reduce the opened shelf life of the product. As humidity varies with location please use your own discretion to prevent possible sickness from eating spoiled food.
Damaged Container: Minor dents in the center of the can are usually just a cosmetic issue. However, a can that has been dented near or on a seam can have a compromised air-tight seal and allow oxygen to enter the can. If this is the case we recommend using the dented can within the specified opened shelf life, rather than closed.
The best way to maintain the highest quality of your THRIVE products is to take care of them. If you intend on storing your food for the sealed shelf life, store the cans in a place that is not open to elements such as water, light, and air. Take care of it. Don't expose it unnecessarily to the elements. Also, be sure to keep the temperature and humidity low and even. Under these proper storing situations your THRIVE will maintain its delicious taste, natural coloring, and proper nutrients.
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Sealed Shelf Life
*Shelf life based on optimal storage conditions.
Well, they are pinto beans. And one #10 can is a lot. I soaked them overnight in the fridge, and then cooked over a butane stove for 1hr 15mins and they came out just like you would expect. I added some sausage and salt and pepper and oregano. The beans by themselves are not real tasty, but they are beans, what do you expect.
The nutritional value is the best for your buck when it comes to legumes/beans. Over 250 C per serving, plenty of protein and fiber. These make up the stock of my emergency food supply. I would suggest anyone planning on storing these for emergency purposes also buy some of the meat or TVP or onions for flavoring. But i think this is the best deal on shelfreliance.com for long term emergency food storage.
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