Navy bean

A small white legume that gets its name from the fact that the US Navy has served it as a staple since the mid-1800s. Widely used for commercially canned pork and beans.


Plural:

Navy beans

Season:

available year-round

How to prepare:

Navy beans require lengthy, slow cooking.

Substitutions:

navy beans = flageolet = great Northern beans = pea beans

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