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: June - November

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

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