These Organic Cannellini beans are a variety of white beans popular in Central and Southern Italy, particularly in Tuscany. Other names for the bean include white kidney bean and fazolia bean. They are similar to white navy beans or haricots, as they are known in Britain. These large white beans are often mistaken for great northern beans, as the two are so alike in appearance.
Cannellini Beans, Organic
27 in stock
27 in stock
Before cooking, cannellini beans must be thoroughly rinsed. When cooked, the cannellini bean is fluffy and creamy. They are typically known for their smooth texture and nutty flavor. In recipes that call for the beans, substitutions can be made with great northern or white navy beans.
In Tuscany, the beans are often eaten dried instead of cooked. In other parts of Italy, the beans are a popular accompaniment to tuna and pasta dishes containing poultry. In the United States, vegetarians often utilize the hearty beans as a fish or chicken substitute. They can be found throughout America and Britain in minestrone soups and various bean salads.
- Country of Origin(s): USA, Turkey
Sort and rinse. Soak beans overnight. Drain and rinse beans. Add 4 cups of water for every 1 cup of Cannellini Beans. Liquid should be 1-2 inches above top of beans. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 1-1½ hours, or Pressure Cook 6 – 8 minutes. 1 cup of beans yield 2–2½ cups cooked beans.Cooked beans can store up to 1 week in the refrigerator and up to 6 months in the freezer.
organic cannellini beans