Produce Guide

GREEN BEAN

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VARIETY:

Provider - Bush

Jade - Bush

Kentucky Wonder - Pole

STORAGE:

Ideal temp: 35℉ 

Store unwashed fresh beans pods in a plastic bag kept in the refrigerator crisper. Whole beans stored this way should keep for about 7-10 days. If you wish to freeze green beans we recommend that you steam the green beans for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and let them cool thoroughly before placing them in freezer bags and storing them in your freezer. 

USES:

Vegetable salads

Raw in green salad

Lightly cooked on their own as a side dish

Egg dishes

Pasta dishes; pasta salad

Cold noodle salads

Rice dishes, risotto

Raw as a snack

Crudités with dip or dressing

Soups

Bean salad

PAIRS WELL WITH:

Grilled/baked fish, chicken, shrimp, lemon/citrus, eggs, mayonnaise, buttermilk, soft cheeses (chevre, ricotta), Parmesan, lettuce/salad greens, cucumbers, potato, mushrooms, sweet corn, green beans, carrots, celery, bell peppers, asparagus, avocado, bok choy/Asian greens, shallots, onion, garlic, pasta, soba noodles, capers, olives, olive oil, butter, toasted sesame oil, crostini, toasted seeds (sesame, sunflower), vinegars (red wine, rice wine, sherry balsamic, apple cider), fish sauce, soy sauce, cilantro, basil, parsley, dill, mint, ginger.