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Fresh Cranberry Bean

Fresh cranberry beans are one of the common types of heirloom shelling beans usually found in farmers markets. Shell the beans and cook in simmering water for 20-40 minutes and use as a side dish, in a soup or stew, or in a salad. The best substitutes for fresh cranberry bean would be Fresh Tongue Of Fire Bean, Fresh Dragon Tongue Shelling Bean, and Fresh Oaxaca Red Shelling Bean.

Alternative Names

Fresh Borlotti Bean, Fresh Shellout Bean

Category

Fresh Legume

Origin

Italy

Flavor

Earthy, Nutty

Texture

Firm

Prep Methods

Dry/Dehydrate, Mash/Purée, Peel

Cooking Method

Boil/Simmer, Braise

Uses

see categorized dishes

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