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Long Bean

The long bean bean is a fresh legume with a grassy-vegetal flavor and a crisp-firm texture. Blanch and use as a vegetable side dish or salad, or cook in a Tempura or stir-fry. There are many types of fresh legumes and the best substitutes for long beans are Red Noodle Bean and Fresh Purple Bean.

Alternative Names

China Long Bean, Chinese Long Bean, Yard-Long Bean

Category

Fresh Legume

Origin

China

Flavor

Grassy, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Firm

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Dredge/Bread

Cooking Method

Blanch, Fry/Deep-fry, Sauté

Uses

see categorized dishes

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