Green Beans

Also known as string beans, these bright green and crunchy beans are available year-round. Green beans are picked while still immature and the inner bean is just beginning to form. They are one of only a few varieties of beans that are eaten fresh.

How to Select
Choose fresh, well colored beans that snap easily when bent.
How to Store
Refrigerate green beans in plastic bag, use within 1 week.
Nutrition Benefits
Fat free; saturated fat free; sodium free; cholesterol free; low calorie; good source of fiber; good source of vitamin C.

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