Cannellini Beans

With their tender, creamy texture and slightly nutty flavor, cannellini beans, also known as “white kidney beans,”  are arguably the most popular white bean, especially in Italian cuisine. In fact, Tuscans consume so many cannellini beans they are referred to as “mangiafagioli” or “bean eaters.”  A staple of minestrones, fagioli's, and salads, dried cannellini beans are a necessary addition to any gourmet pantry. Fresh cannellini are rare, but you can sometimes find them at late summer farmer’s markets. Cannellini beans are also commonly sol..

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