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Fresh Purple Bean

Similar to a Green Bean with a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and a crisp-tender texture. It looses its nice purple color once it is cooked. Blanch and use in a salad or sauté and use as a vegetable side dish.

Alternative Names

Chocolate Bean, Purple French Filet Bean, Royal Burgundy Bean, Royal Purple Bean, Royalty Purple Bean

Category

Fresh Legume

Origin

Central America, South America

Flavor

Grassy, Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice

Cooking Method

Blanch, Boil/Simmer, Sauté, Steam

Uses

see categorized dishes

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