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Kitchen Dictionary: green bean

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.

plural: green beans


Season: May - October

How to select: Available year round, with a summer to fall peak. Look for firm, bright beans.

How to store: Keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days in plastic.

How to prepare: boil, puree, steam

Matches well with: almonds, bacon, basil, bechamel sauce, butter, cream, dill, garlic, lemon, mint, mushrooms, mustard, nutmeg, nuts, olive oil, onions, oregano, Parmesan cheese, parsley, rosemary, tomatoes, vinegar, walnuts, Worcestershire sauce

More Green Bean Recipes
Popular Green Bean Recipes
Special Green Bean Casserole
Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole
Crispy Green Bean Fries(Tgi Friday's) by Todd Wilbur

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 37
Calories from Fat 2 (5%)
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Potassium 214mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 8.7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%
Sugars 4.0g
Protein 2.0g 4%

How is this calculated?