white bean


: a white kidney bean (such as a cannellini bean)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Fresh salads make up a hunk of mid-day lunch menu but there’s also a healthy spin on many of your favorite lunch items: avocado tempeh reuben, sweet potato-white bean burger, nachos with cashew cheese, even spinach-mushroom enchiladas. Amanda Faison, Outside Online, 6 Jan. 2023 Use it in white bean soup, make some turkey black bean chili, or even try a turkey noodle stir fry. Sunset Magazine, 24 Nov. 2022 This white bean mash is also wonderful with vegetables and crackers. Anna Luisa Rodriguez, Washington Post, 19 Nov. 2022 There’s Tuscan white bean soup, which can be prepped ahead of time and reheated whenever, or chicken in a pot with orzo (one of Garten’s favorites) which feeds a family in one dish. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 25 Oct. 2022 The kit has six entrees to choose from, including a creamy potato soup, classic chili, white bean chili, a cheese and broccoli bake, enchilada, beans, and rice, and a creamy a la king. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 28 June 2022 In Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups With White Beans and Arugula, chargrilled zucchini ribbons are topped with a white bean mash, arugula and basil to form bundles that radiate easy elegance. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 8 Aug. 2022 For more picnic-friendly dips, try our white bean dip with pesto and crudités or blistered eggplant dip. Jess Eng, Washington Post, 27 July 2022 Plenty of these soups deserve a spot on your menu, from pumpkin bisque to butternut squash and white bean soup. Becca Miller, Good Housekeeping, 25 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1763, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of white bean was in 1763

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“White bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20bean. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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