Italian bean soup, recipes with pasta A bowl of Italian bean soup is able to guarantee the body’s total daily nutrition needs, no matter the bean or recipes chosen. It is for this reason that the peoples of the Mediterranean have always cultivated the habit of cooking beans, each...
Italian beans, recipes and types
If delicious traditional Italian dishes based around Italian beans are so common, it is because recipes for beans are on the tables of the entire world due to their amazing nutritional qualities. They are rich in vitamin A, B, C and E, and have high iron, zinc, potassium and phosphorous content. In any corner of the globe, you will find cereals and legumes combined in food for the protein explosion they provide.
Experimenting by cooking different types of Italian beans, following tradition or discovering your own culinary genius, is a near cure-all whether they are canned or dried (requiring soaking before preparation begins). They can notably reduce cholesterol, as well as the risk of cancer.
In Brazil and other South American countries, bean and rice recipes, are considered the basis for daily sustenance, while in the bel paese they are cherished in nearly every Italian region with slight variations from the Alps to the Ionian Sea. One such recipe is pasta e fagioli.
Italian beans are much sought after abroad like Zolfino, Spagna and definitively those with Tuscan origins led by the Sorana, famous for its extremely soft skin and delicate flavor.