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Cannellini bean recipes

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Try this versatile Italian bean in soups, dips and salads or as a dinner side. Our top picks include vegetarian recipes and easy, one-pot mains. 

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  • Cavolo nero, meatball & cannellini bean soup in a bowl

    Cavolo nero, meatball & cannellini soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    This moreish, filling soup is so satisfying, and ready in just 40 minutes. Make a big batch and keep it in the freezer for busy nights

  • A creamy chicken, bean & leek traybake

    Creamy chicken, bean & leek traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.52 ratings

    Throw together chicken thighs, cannellini beans and crème fraîche with a few other ingredients for this easy traybake. You can easily double it up and freeze the leftovers

  • Spanish bean stew

    Spanish bean stew

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.52 ratings

    Cannellini beans, chicken thighs and spicy chorizo make for a satisfying and simple one-pot supper

  • Beef and Boston baked beans served in a bowl

    Beef & Boston baked beans

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.13 ratings

    Enjoy these Boston baked beans with a jacket potato or crusty bread. Time works its magic on this dish, but there's very little hands-on work to do

  • Spanish beans with chicken & chorizo

    Spanish beans with chicken & chorizo

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.31 ratings

    This dish is great for a casual get-together, just plonk it on the table with a big salad and bread and it's done

  • Winter cannellini bean soup

    Winter cannellini bean soup

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    A freeze-ahead soup that's perfect for a festive meal - no more last minute panics

  • Two cannellini bean tartines

    Smashed cannellini bean tartine

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    A mix of garlic, chilli, parsley and smashed cannellini beans top these no-cook tartines along with feta and tomatoes. They're quick and easy, and healthy, too

  • Baked aubergines with cannellini beans

    Baked aubergines with cannellini beans

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.15 ratings

    A simple, low-calorie supper that uses storecupboard pulses and hearty aubergine topped with Parmesan cheese

  • Haddock with cannelloni beans & artichokes

    Haddock with cannellini beans & artichokes

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    This easy healthy supper is an ideal meal for one. Baking the ingredients in parchment gently steams the fish and beans, keeping them tender

  • Two baked sweet potatoes topped with pesto, cannellini bean and tuna

    Pesto, cannellini bean & tuna jackets

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    Top baked sweet potatoes with pesto, cannellini beans and tuna for a simple supper. They take just two minutes to prep and deliver two of your 5-a-day

  • Frothy cannellini soup

    Frothy cannellini soup

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Lesley Waters’ impressive soup makes a stylish, frothy and easy starter - try serving in a cappucino cup

  • Confit pork belly with cannellini beans & rosemary 2016

    Confit pork belly with cannellini beans & rosemary

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    This classic slow-roast pork belly makes an impressive main course for a dinner party. It takes a little time but the end result is definitely worth it

  • Smoky beans with basil & bacon

    Smoky beans with basil & bacon

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Whip up a super healthy alternative to beans on toast in 10 minutes flat. This dish is high in fibre too

  • Easy Italian bean salad

    Easy Italian bean salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.13 ratings

    A quick and easy summery salad - ideal for serving with a barbecue spread

  • Bean & pesto mash

    Bean & pesto mash

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Substitute potatoes with pulses for a healthy alternative mash with a chunky texture

  • Smashed bean dip

    Smashed bean dip

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Dip vegetable crudités into this low-fat, moreish dip for a superhealthy snack fix

  • Garlicky bean salad with chorizo

    Garlicky bean salad with chorizo

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Re-create a taste of Spain in your garden with this tapas style salad, perfect for nibbling on in the sun

  • White bean, parsley & garlic mash

    White bean, parsley & garlic mash

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

    Canned beans and chickpeas are perfect for mashing when you need a speedy side dish

  • Cappuccino of white beans

    Cappuccino of white beans

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Let Gordon Ramsay take the mystery out of making soup with cappuccino froth

  • Braised white beans

    Braised white beans

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    A healthy and delicious side dish, packed full of unforgettable flavours - try it with a roast

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