Jack’s Quality Low Sodium, Organic Borlotti Beans

Jack's Quality Borlotti Beans

Borlotti beans, also known for their more descriptive name of “Cranberry Beans,” are quite the eye-catching legumes. Popular in Italian and Portuguese cuisine, Borlotti carry a richer, nuttier flavor than some of their counterparts. They can be used to add that little bit extra into traditional hot dishes, and make an amazing cold bean salad tossed in a little olive oil and herbs. Add these organic, low sodium beans to your pantry today to enrich both the taste and visual appeal of your dishes!

 Jack's Borlotti Beans

Braised Chicken & Borlotti Beans

Ingredients

  • 2 cartons Jack’s Quality Organic Low Sodium Borlotti Beans
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup mild pancetta, cut into lardons
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 lb skinless thigh fillets, thickly sliced
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 3 oregano springs, plus extra leaves to serve
  • 1/2 bunch kale, stalks trimmed, torn

Cooking Intrustions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large wide saucepan, medium-high heat, add pancetta, onion and garlic and fry, stirring occasionally, until translucent (4-5 minutes). Add chicken and brown all over (2-3 minutes). Add wine, simmer until reduced by half (1-2 minutes), add stock and oregano and simmer until chicken is tender (10-12 minutes). Stir in beans and kale and simmer until kale wilts (1-2 minutes).
  2. Serve hot scattered with oregano.