This is the young bean that is similar to a Green Bean and when left to mature will turn into a Fresh Rattlesnake Shelling Bean. Blanch for a salad or crudités or use for a vegetable side dish. There are many types of fresh legumes and the best substitutes for the fresh rattlesnake bean would be the Young Scarlet Runner Bean and Fresh Dragon Tongue Bean.
Rattlesnake Pole Bean
Crisp, Firm, Tender
Blanch, Boil/Simmer, Sauté, Steam
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