cannellini bean

noun
can·​nel·​li·​ni bean | \ ˌka-nə-ˈlē-nē- How to pronounce cannellini bean (audio) \

Definition of cannellini bean

: a usually large white kidney bean

called also cannellini

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On top went two vegetable sautes, done consecutively in the same pan: rainbow chard with its thinly sliced stems included for texture and color, and a mixture of mushrooms and cannellini beans. Joe Yonan, charlotteobserver, "Change up your grain bowl: Make a pot of polenta | Charlotte Observer," 7 Feb. 2018 In a large bowl, toss green beens with chickpeas, cannellini beans, and scallions. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Three-Bean Salad," 20 May 2019 Add potato, cabbage, cannellini beans and 7 cups water; bring to a boil. Daniel Neman, charlotteobserver, "Cooking from scratch faces off with semi-homemade | Charlotte Observer," 20 Mar. 2018 Main dishes will include seared salmon with cannellini beans, roasted tomatoes, asparagus and an herb sauce. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brandywine restaurant opens for dinner July 5 in Cedarburg," 22 June 2018 Cotechino, the normally girthy New Year's sausage, comes bratwurst size, sliced on the bias, and served atop creamy cannellini beans, its grind redolent of orange, nutmeg, burnt cinnamon, and star anise. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "Saba is stealthy Italian that might surprise traditionalists," 31 May 2018 Transfer parsnips to food processor along with cannellini beans. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Steak with Kale and White-Bean Mash," 7 Jan. 2017 Add sautéed vegetables to slow cooker along with cannellini beans and corn. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Crock-Pot responds to 'This is Us' heartbreaker: 'Don't worry'," 25 Jan. 2018 Mix the sauteed veggies with the mashed cannellini beans by hand or in food processor. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Cardiologist Joel Kahn's push for plant-based lifestyle is outlined in new book," 25 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of cannellini bean

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cannellini bean

Italian cannellini, plural of cannellino kind of hard candy, variety of white bean resembling the candy, probably from cannella cinnamon, literally, small tube, from Medieval Latin canella, diminutive of Latin canna

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