Throw them into a hearty soup, stew or casserole – minestrone, ribollita or pasta e fagioli. Mix with tuna, beans and red onions for a quick summer salad, or make a simple side for meat or fish by heating them with garlic, rosemary and olive oil.
Unopened cannellini beans can be stored indefinitely. Once opened, don’t keep your beans in the tin – turn them out into a covered bowl and they’ll last for 3 or 4 days in the fridge.
Essential is a workers’ co-operative based in the Westcountry. They’ve been trading in ethical produce for even longer than Riverford and are fantastically knowledgeable about their products.
They’ve managed to combine growing into one of the UK’s leading organic and Fairtrade wholesalers with remaining fanatically devoted to sustainable and ethical standards of living, business and food production.
Cannellini beans, water*
Allergens in bold.
|Energy (kJ)||319 kJ|
|Energy (kCal)||92 kCal|
|Fat (g)||0.5 g|
|of which Saturates (g)||0.1 g|
|Carbohydrate (g)||10.8 g|
|of which Sugars(g)||0.7 g|
|Protein (g)||7.3 g|
|Salt (g)||trace g|