Cannellini Beans - 1.75 lbs


Cannellini (Phaseolus Vulgaris) beans are related the Kidney Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris). Also known as the Italian White Kidney or Fasolia Bean. Cannellini beans resemble Kidney Beans in size and shape, but are a creamy white color. The Cannellini bean is medium sized, about a 1/2 inch long, kidney shaped, with a tough seed coat. The Cannellini has a mild nutty flavor and creamy texture. Cannellini Beans are associated with Italian cuisine. The Cannellini Bean is similar to the great Northern bean, however, they are larger and more kidney-shaped. This bean was originally cultivated in Argentina by Italian immigrants and later taken back to Italy where they are now grown commercially.

Suggested Use:
Cannellini nut like flavor is favored in pasta e fasolia and minestrone soups, Tuscan tuna and white bean salads. Cannellini are a tasteful addition to hearty soups and stews. Try Cannellini Beans in a cold salad with marinated artichoke hearts, fresh basil and olive oil.

Recipe Idea:

Cannellini alla Catania

1 pound Dried cannellini beans
6 cups Water
2 Hot Italian sausages -- sliced
1 large Onion -- chopped
1 large Garlic clove -- minced
2 large Tomatoes
1 Bay leaf, crumbled
1/2 teaspoon Thyme -- crumbled
1/2 teaspoon Basil -- crumbled
3 Strips orange rind
1 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
1 teaspoon Instant beef broth

1. Pick over beans and rinse. Cover beans with water in a large pot;bring to boiling; cover; cook 2 minutes; remove from heat; let stand 1 hour. Pour into a slow cooker.

2. Brown sausages in a small skillet; push to one side; saute onion and garlic in same pan until soft; stir in tomato, bay leaf, thyme, basil, orange strips, salt and pepper and instant beef broth; brint to boil; stir into beans; cover.

3. Cook on low for 10 hours or on high for 5 hours or unti beans are tender.

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  • Model: B09AJ
  • Shipping Weight: 2lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: D'allasandro

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 04 April, 2008.

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