Flageolet

A tiny, tender French kidney bean ranging in color from pale green to creamy white about a half-inch in length. They can be purchased fresh in some markets, canned, or dried.


Ethnicity:

French

Season:

available year-round

How to select:

Fresh varieties are not common in the United States. Purchase dried, canned, or frozen

How to prepare:

Usually prepared simply to showcase their delicate flavor.

Matches well with:

Lamb

Substitutions:

navy beans

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