An Italian bean also called the white bean, cannellini are popular legumes in Mediterranean cooking — especially in Tuscan cuisine. They are full of fiber and protein, making them an excellent vegetarian ingredient. When cooked, cannellini beans become fluffy and tender and their nutty flavor will make a marvelous addition to soups and stews. Cannellini beans are an essential ingredient in ribollita, a Tuscan bread soup.
What can I make with Cannellini Beans?
You will find white beans in many Italian side dishes and soups. A classic cannellini bean salad includes tuna, lemon juice, and extra virgin olive oil. Minestrone, a traditional Italian soup made with vegetables, tomatoes, and beans, typically incorporates cannellini beans. Shop for canned beans at Supermarket Italy, where you will also find all the Italian ingredients you need to make an incredible meal.