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Wing Bean

The wing bean is best used when young and has a grassy-vegetal flavor. Cook and use like other types of beans and the best substitutes for wing beans are Romano Bean and Baby Fava Bean. When the wing bean is more mature it becomes a Wing Bean Pea and you can use the peas like an English Pea.

Alternative Names

Asparagus Bean, Goa Bean, Winged Bean

Category

Fresh Legume

Origin

Asia-Southwest, Papua New Guinea

Flavor

Earthy, Grassy, Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice

Cooking Method

Blanch, Sauté, Steam

Uses

see categorized dishes

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