A green bean -- surprise! -- with a long slender edible pod with beans inside. The wax bean is a green bean that is yellow -- go figure.
June - November
Available year round, with a summer to fall peak. Look for firm, bright beans.
Keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days in plastic.
boil, puree, steam
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