Tuscan White Beans with Sage and Garlic

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking: Traditional and Modern Recipes to Savor and Share

Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking

By Paula Wolfert

Published 2009

  • About

Tuscany is known for many things: the purity of its spoken Italian, the genius of its artists, the marvelous simplicity of its cuisine. Tuscans are also known as the great bean eaters of the peninsula. Italian slow-cooked bean dishes are famous for their deep flavor and great tenderness as well as for the fabulous thick cooking juices in which they’re enrobed.

The most popular dried white beans in Tuscany are cannellini. In some areas, borlotti and small marrow beans are also served