Fagiolo tondino bianco del Vallo di Diano

The Fagiolo Tondino Bianco del Vallo di Diano is a traditional Italian white bean variety that is native to the Vallo di Diano area in the Campania region of southern Italy. This bean variety is highly valued for its delicate flavor and creamy texture, making it a popular ingredient in many traditional dishes of the region. It is primarily cultivated in the towns and communes of Vallo della Lucania, Sala Consilina, and Padula.

The Fagiolo Tondino Bianco del Vallo di Diano has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which is a prestigious designation given to traditional Italian food products that are deeply rooted in the local culture and have unique characteristics. This recognition ensures that the production and processing of this bean variety adhere to specific specifications and traditional methods.

One popular recipe that showcases the Fagiolo Tondino Bianco del Vallo di Diano is the “Minestra di Fagioli,” which is a hearty bean soup made with this variety of beans, along with vegetables, herbs, and sometimes meat. Another delicious recipe is the “Pasta e Fagioli,” a classic Italian dish that combines the white beans with pasta, tomatoes, and herbs to create a comforting and flavorful meal.

Sources:
1. “Fagiolo Tondino Bianco del Vallo di Diano” – Consorzio di Tutela Fagiolo Tondino Bianco del Vallo di Diano – www.fagiolotondinobianco.it
2. “Fagiolo Tondino Bianco del Vallo di Diano” – Prodotti Tipici – www.prodottitipici.com