You've probably already encountered this Italian bean in minestrone soup or a bean salad. It's prized for its smooth texture and nutty flavor.
Also known as
- White kidney bean
- Fazolia bean
1 cup dried beans yields 2 1/2 cups cooked beans
fresh cannellini bean OR Great Northern bean OR navy bean OR calypso bean (black and white coloring; takes less time to cook) OR flageolets