Cannellini Beans Over Toast – Shopping List

Many of these ingredients are already on your kitchen shelves and in your refrigerator. I buy the pre-washed arugula to make life easier. If you choose to buy loose arugula in your market, be sure to wash and dry it first.


  •  olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 medium shallot
  • pinch of hot pepper flakes, optional
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth or reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 15.5-oz can cannellini beans (some cans are 19 oz. which is fine)
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  •  tomato paste
  •  dried oregano leaves
  • 2 large slices 3/4-inch rustic bread, such as sourdough boule or tuscan panella
  •  unsalted butter
  •  grated romano or parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup arugula leaves