They have a rich full, though mild bean taste, and are firm and dense when cooked.
They double their size when cooked.
Black Nightfall Beans are good in salads and salsas and in dishes where you want a bean that holds its shape, such as soups.
Simmer 2 hours if unsoaked.
Pressure cook pre-soaked beans for 20 to 25 minutes.
1 pound (450 g) dry = 3 to 4 cups cooked
1 cup dry = 2 1/4 cups cooked