Alan Foods

Beans – Green


Availability: Summer
Type: Legume
Uses:  Fresh or cooked
Cooking tip:  don’t cook for too long to maintain flavour and texture.
Storage: store in the crisper in the fridge in a plastic bag, they should keep for approximately 7 days

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Health Benefits:Eating one cup of green beans will tick off 10% of the daily recommended intake of folate, a B Vitamin which prevents neural tube and birth defects. The fibre in cooked beans can help lower LDL Cholesterol (the bad one) and can also reduce blood pressure and inflammation.

Quick cooking tips:

  • Blanch by bringing a pot of water to the boil, throw in the beans and bring the water back to the boil. Boil for 30 seconds then remove beans and rinse with cold water or put them in an ice bath. Serve as a side with some seasoning.
  • Chop them up and put them in your stir fry or salad.









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