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  • n. A type of white bean used in Italian cooking.


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From Italian cannellini


  • The “quickie” version below relies on canned white kidney beans also known as cannellini beans, but you certainly could replace them with fresh cooked beans or even with the small white navy or pea beans if you have them.

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  • If you can't find Rockwells, says Smith, you can substitute any traditional baking bean such as cannellini beans or any of several heirloom beans, like cranberry beans, soldier beans or Jacob's cattle beans.

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  • Paired nicely with a cannellini bean, fresh yellow and green zucchini, and roasted beet salad with a lemon anchovy vinaigrette.

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  • In the finger-food category, you'll find crunchy roasted chickpeas and an array of low-fat dips curried cannellini, sweet potato and saffron, and Roquefort with crisp, colorful cut veggies and whole grain pita chips.

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  • Meat eaters couldn't go crazy but can order chicken meatballs, sausages and cannellini in beans in broth and braised beef short rib with grits and greens.

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  • Make the beans: Soak ¼ cup dried cannellini beans, ¼ cup cranberry beans, ¼ cup flageolet beans and ¼ cup tarbais beans in water overnight, then drain.

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  • That element, however is up for debate: Angela Hartnett uses potato and suggests pasta as an option, Jamie opts for pasta and cannellini or borlotti beans and the Silver Spoon goes for long grain rice or short pasta.

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  • The lobster with cannellini beans, the penne semplice (Giorgio's secret tomato sauce), Dover sole and the chiachiere (fried dough biscotti) were my choices.

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  • • Create a super healthful pasta sauce by blending cannellini beans with chicken stock.

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  • Add the cannellini beans, orange pieces, grated orange zest, parsley and olives; mix well.

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