Do I always have to rinse canned beans?
When you rinse canned beans, you not only lose the slightly metallic tasting starchy salt water, you also lose about one-third of the sodium. So no, you don’t have to rinse canned beans, but why wouldn’t you?
For a variety of recipes using different types of canned beans as well as dried beans, see the following:
Recipe: White Bean and Turkey Chili