cannellini bean

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

Examples of cannellini bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recent dishes have included burrata with zucchini, pine nuts, basil, and mint or sea trout with cannellini bean puree, roasted tomatoes, and garlic breadcrumbs. Eric Rosen, Travel + Leisure, 20 July 2021 Add the cannellini beans, the celery (and leaves if using), red onion or scallions, Italian parsley and toss gently to combine. Tina Danze, Dallas News, 7 Apr. 2020 Add asparagus, green beans, snap peas, and cannellini beans to soup and simmer until just tender, 4 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, 30 Apr. 2020 That means artichoke hearts, sardines, cannellini beans, and olives. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, 24 Apr. 2020 If the recipe calls for navy or Great Northern and you’ve only got cannellini beans on hand, that’ll do just fine. Audrey Bruno, SELF, 24 Apr. 2020 Dakota's Pride cannellini beans check a lot of boxes for Andrews. Samantha Cassetty, NBC News, 26 Feb. 2020 Antipasti dishes of golden beets with orange supremes, white cannellini beans with lots of herbs, a cool grain salad made with farro and showers of Parmigiano-Reggiano. Mike Sutter,, 19 Mar. 2020 Above, from left: cranberry beans, lentils, black beans, chickpeas, red kidney beans, split peas, pinto beans and cannellini beans. Melissa Clark, NYT Cooking, 13 Mar. 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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“Cannellini bean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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