Green Bean

Green Bean is a term collectively used to refer to the raw fruits of any bean varieties. Cultivated in many parts of the world in two major varieties – bush type beans and pole type beans, Green Bean varieties are flavorful, fleshy and sweet. In some regions they are also popular as French Beans or Runner Beans.

Use of Green Beans in Cooking

There are a variety of green bean recipes made in world cuisines. Often made into casseroles or side dishes to accompany meat, the common cooking methods adopted for Green Beans are baking, frying and steaming. Steamed green beans are very nutritious as a lot of its goodness is preserved. Green beans are also batter fried and served as tempura, as in Japanese cuisine.

Commercial Availability

Green Beans cultivated worldwide are marketed in various ways – canned beans, frozen and fresh beans are the popular ones. They are also sold in combination with other vegetables, dried or fried.

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Four Tasty Preparations Of Green Beans

Four Tasty Preparations Of Green Beans On : 10-Nov-2010 By : olivia

  Rich in fiber, vitamin C and potassium, fresh green beans is a favorite choice of every mom today. But kids often prefer to stay away from this naturally nutritious food. So here are four tasty preparations of green beans...

How Do You Blanch Green Beans

How Do You Blanch Green Beans On : 29-Jun-2010 By : romika

                           We all know that fresh green beans are best for summers. But before using, it is imperative to be aware of how do you blanch green beans. As we never eat green beans right away, blanching is needed to keep these...

How To Cook Green Beans Crisp & Tender?

How To Cook Green Beans Crisp & Tender? On : 15-Jul-2010 By : ifoodiee

Have you ever tried to cook green beans, crisp and tender, for your Green Bean Salad and then got disappointed when the beans came out overcooked or too chewy!  You are not the only one! If you want to make your perfect bowl of green bean salad ...

How To Use Green Beans For Thanksgiving

How To Use Green Beans For Thanksgiving On : 04-Nov-2010 By : Sudipa

Green beans are good to eat and are healthy options for our everyday nutrition. Here are some great ways on how to use green beans for Thanksgiving and enjoying the special day with your friends and family. Green beans recipes are many – choose anyone...

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