cannellini bean

Pronunciation: [kan-eh-LEE-nee]

A white Italian kidney bean, which is available both in dry and canned forms. Cannellini beans are particularly popular in salads and soups. See also beans.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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