Save these 7 vegan cannellini beans recipes for weeknight dinner inspiration! From cozy white bean soups to hearty stews and satisfying bean salads, this recipe collection has it all.
Sticking to a plant-based diet is easy with these healthy vegan cannellini beans recipes.
Cannellini beans are a flavorful and versatile ingredient. Learn about the benefits of cannellini beans for your health, and get some healthy vegan cannellini beans recipes you'll be making on repeat.
What are Cannellini Beans?
White Cannellini Beans are very popular beans in Italian, French and Greek cuisines.
They have a medium size, creamy texture and nutty flavor.
Because of their oval shape, these beans are sometimes called white kidney beans.
As it is widely known Cannellini Beans are packed with nutrition. Just 1 cup of beans provides 16 grams of plant-based protein, 36 grams of carbohydrates and 0 grams of fat.
Cannellini beans are also an excellent source of Calcium, Iron and Fiber.
In addition, white Cannellini Beans are a good source of several micronutrients like Magnesium, Folate and vitamin B6.
These white beans work great in soups, dips or pasta dishes.
Sometimes Cannellini Beans are used interchangeably with great Northern Beans or Navy Beans. However, unlike the latter two types of beans, Cannellini Beans are larger and taste more "meaty".
Below is a collection of my favorite and Best Cannellini Beans recipes. Make sure to add them to your dinner rotation.
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