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Cranberry Beans

Cranberry Beans (sometimes called "Borlotti Beans") are members of the legume family, offering nutrient density, sweet, mild flavor and hearty texture that performs well on its own or as a component among other ingredients. Often chosen for their stunningly swirled red and brown skin and creamy texture.

  • Approximately 1/2-inch in length

  • Reddish brown

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $2.75
    $0.17 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Most often found in pasta dishes and soups

  • Add to rice dishes, casseroles or cold bean salads

  • Basic prep

    Carefully sort beans and rinse thoroughly. Soak overnight. Rinse and place in a large pot and cover with fresh water. Bring water to a boil for 3 minutes, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 60 to 90 minutes or until tender. This bean produces foam when boiling, so skim the water regularly.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.

    Ingredients

    Cranberry beans.

    Classic recipe

    Minestrone with Cranberry Beans

    An Italian classic that originated as a vehicle for leftovers, minestrone soup is now typically cooked with fresh vegetables, garlic and, most traditionally, cranberry beans.