Sweet-n-Salty Cannellini Beans

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 

Combine Bush’s Best® Cannellini Beans with the sweet taste of honey and season them with salt and pepper for a sweet and salty dish that’s perfect as a snack or a salad topper.

Yields: 12 servings | Serving Size: 1 cup | Prep Time: 8 minutes (Plus 2 hours to freeze)
Cook Time: 1-1/2 minutes


Bush’s Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed, 18 cups
Honey, 3 cups
Water, tap, 12 cups
Wondra® flour, 1-1/2 cups
Sea salt, ground, 2 Tbsp
Pepper, black, cracked, 3 tsp
Thyme, fresh, hand-picked, as needed


  1. Combine honey and water in saucepan. Add beans and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, remove from heat. Strain and transfer to parchment lined sheet tray. Freeze beans for at least 2 hours.
  2. Once frozen, toss beans with Wondra® flour and fry for 1-1/2–2 minutes at 350°F (warning: beans will pop in oil). After frying, season with salt and pepper. Allow the beans to sit for a few minutes to become crispier.

Serving suggestion: Serve 1 cup and garnish with thyme.

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