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White Beans

Also Known As : White navy beans
Technical Name : Phaseolus vulgaris


Taste Profile

They have a mellow, starchy buttery flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. White beans can be used for various dishes such as baked beans and senate bean soup.
  2. They can be used for pies as well.
  3. Canned white beans should be stored in a cool, dark place.


White beans are small, dry beans that are smaller than many other types of white beans. They are oval and slightly flattened in shape. There are different types of white beans such as cannellini beans, great northern beans, and marrow beans.

Health benefits

  • White beans have detoxifying properties which help in the body’s detoxification process.(1)
  • They have low glycemic index food which is good for diabetics as it helps to maintain blood sugar level.(1)
  • White beans also helps in the weight loss process.(1)
  • They also contain antioxidants which promote good health and wrinkle-free skin.(1)
  • White beans are a good source of magnesium as well which maintains the electrical potential across nerve and muscle membranes.(1)

Selection Guide

Avoid white beans that are discoloured from the pure white colour of these beans.

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