Borlotti beans, also commonly referred to as the cranberry bean, is a dappled white and red bean related to the kidney and pinto beans. This is a common bean in Italy where it is used for soups and with pasta. Use in any recipe that calls for kidney or pinto beans.
Depending on where you live you may have a tough time finding this bean in your neighborhood grocery store. Check your local Walmart store which sometimes stocks these beans. Of course you can buy them online at Amazon.com