Green Long Beans 豇豆
China

  • $29


Sold in packs of 300g / 10.6 oz


Green Long Beans (also known as 豇豆 or Yard-Long Beans) gets its name from its sheer length (it can grow to ~1.5 feet long), and is less chewy than regular string beans, but has a mildly sweeter & nuttier flavor with a soft texture and is commonly seen in Asian stir-fries!

Seasonality

Seasonal all-year round

Pairings
Green Long Beans are best paired with:

Health Benefits

  • Helps Pregnancy: Green Long Beans are rich in folate, which helps to lower the chances of limb & heart malformation during pregnancy. Folate is also vital for the replication of DNA as well as the proper growth of fetus cells, which is essential for a healthy pregnancy!
  • Promotes a Healthy Heart: The folate in Green Long Beans also helps lower homocysteine, which is the built-up protein that potentially leads to stroke and heart attacks. High intake of folate, helps to reduce the chances of cardiovascular disease
Recipes
Thai-Style Stir-Fried Minced Pork with String Beans and Thai BasilRecipe
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.