French Beans (3 packs)
Kenya

  • $69
  • Regular price $75


Sold as 3 packs (450g / 1 lb)

Also called string or green beans, the french bean (haricot vert)'s herbal, verdant taste and crisp-tender texture make it a perfect part of a spring salad or an accompaniment to a roast lunch.

Seasonality

Best from March to August

Pairings
These french beans are best paired with:

Health Benefits

  • Lower Heart Disease Risk: Thanks to their high levels of flavonoids (antioxidants), blood clots in arteries and veins are reduced, lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attacks and strokes
  • Boosts Immune System: Green beans have tons of flavonoids and carotenoids (especially catechins which reduce the severity of stroke), as well as beta carotene and lutein
  • Helps Prevent Colon Cancer: Studies have shown that increasing dietary green bean intake can reduce the risk of cancerous adenoma recurrence and colorectal cancer
  • Rich in Fiber: Green beans are rich in dietary fiber (a day's worth of your DV*) that acts as a laxative (promoting a healthy colon), and reduces blood cholesterol by decreasing reabsorption of cholesterol-binding bile acids
Recipes
Un-Composed Niçoise SaladRecipe
Time Required
  • 120 mins (90 mins Cook Time)
Complexity
  • 4 / 5
Ingredients
Baked Green Bean FriesRecipe
Time Required
  • 30 mins
Complexity
  • 2 / 5
Ingredients
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.