white bean


Definition of white bean

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

Examples of white bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Winning combinations include squash and apple; kale, tomato and white bean; and carrot with ginger. Matt Fuchs, Washington Post, "10 Things to Help You Get Through the Pandemic Into the Fall," 27 Aug. 2020 Local albacore might get tossed with a white bean salad or layered under cheddar for a a classic tuna melt, while wild salmon could form the basis for a banh mi or get grilled over oak. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, "10 scenic waterfront restaurants open in the Bay Area right now," 4 Aug. 2020 Now, enjoy exploring the wonderful world of white beans. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "29 White Bean Recipes That Are Anything but Bland," 24 Apr. 2020 Mourad’s Corona Beans With Tomato Sauce & Feta This rich dish from Mourad Lahlou is a feast of textures and flavor: white beans, spiced tomato sauce, creamy cheese and crunchy bread crumbs. SFChronicle.com, "Recipes tailor-made for shelter-in-place cooking," 11 Apr. 2020 To round out the meal: some gravy for the potatoes and a salad of white beans, whole green beans, cured olives and cherry tomatoes in a dressing of grainy mustard, shallots and red wine vinegar. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A field guide to Milwaukee-area rotisserie chickens, ranging from $4.50 to a $40 meal," 10 Mar. 2020 Now, a break from the news Cook: Creamy white beans with herb oil, served with salad and good bread, makes a perfect dinner. Alexandra Mcguffie, New York Times, "Russia, Germany, Coronavirus: Your Friday Briefing," 21 Feb. 2020 These large white beans with a firm texture and gentle, nutty flavor are great for stews and soups. Melissa Clark, NYT Cooking, "How to Cook Beans," 13 Mar. 2018 The latter is a greatest hits of salads and dips and breads from the menu, anchored by what is perhaps the best egg dish on the East Side: the kuku, a sort of frittata shot through with green herbs, studded with barberries and creamy white beans. Krista Simmons, Condé Nast Traveler, "35 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles," 27 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of white bean

1763, in the meaning defined above

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31 Aug 2020

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“White bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20bean. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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