white bean

noun

Definition of white bean

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

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Vegetarians will relish the white bean salad ($12) with gigante beans, preserved lemon, arugula and toasted almonds tossed with citrus dressing. Jay Jones, Los Angeles Times, "Step into a ‘secret city’ where the atomic bomb was created in Los Alamos, N.M.," 22 Aug. 2019 Bean pies are made of puréed navy or white beans with cream and sugar and are similar in taste and texture to a sweet potato pie. al, "6 hidden gems to check out for lunch," 28 Aug. 2019 Top with sauteed broccolini or spinach and finish with white beans sauteed with garlic, lemon and a healthy hit of pepper. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, "Start your grain bowl right with these 5 jazzy rice recipes," 1 Aug. 2019 In addition to its signature menu offerings, the restaurant offers seasonal specials for summer that include a medley of roasted vegetables and a white bean salad with fresh herbs and lemon. San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: Aspiring young chefs master the art of pasta making," 25 July 2019 Don’t leave without a taste of cassoulet, a hearty stew of Toulouse sausage, white beans, and duck confit. Kimberley Lovato, National Geographic, "5 beautiful cities in France for avoiding the Paris crowds," 24 July 2019 This is a saladish twist on the classic Mediterranean soup of kale, white beans and sausage. ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Kale Salad with Beans and Sausage," 17 July 2019 There are also plump mussels with soppressata, white beans, and chile butter. BostonGlobe.com, "Where to eat in Greater Boston," 20 June 2019 Hummus with raw veggies Reach for a quarter cup of either traditional chickpea hummus or a version made from black beans, lentils, or white beans. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health.com, "7 Healthy Late-Night Snacks," 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of white bean

1763, in the meaning defined above

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