Cannellini Beans Health Recipe

Cannellini Beans are white Italian beans ideal for salads or a great accompaniment for a main courses . These beans are not only tasty but also healthy as they are part of the pulse family.  Cannellini beans can help low in cholesterol & fat and are a great source of Iron, containing double the amount of Iron as beef.

Canneillini beans are more commonly found dried. If you leave the 1 cup of beans over night to soak in 3 cups of water they should be ready the next day. Normally takes 12-24 hours for them to regenerate. Then cook them for 20 minutes the next day.

Cannellini Bean Salad Recipe

  • 300g Cannellini Beans
  • 6 cloves Garlic (3 roasted)
  • 50ml Olive oil
  • 5 Bay leaves
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 2 shallots diced
  1. Place sauce pan with water on heat with beans, wash before use.
  2. Cook beans in hot salted water for 1 ½ hours and then simmer for 1 hour
  3. Then separated and wash through well with cold water, place olive oil in pan with bay leaves and thyme.
  4. When oil is hot add shallots,  cannellini beans and roasted garlic.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, pinch in each.



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