An old variety native to France. its French name is Musque De Provence. Great for cooking.
Purple Baby French Beans
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This item was last sold on : 10/09/14
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Baby Purple French beans are available at farmers markets in the early summer and sometimes can even be found in early fall.
Sometimes red to a purplish black, the baby Purple French bean may have an attractive dark coppery tint. Offering a vegetable flavor with a just right hint of sweetness, its crisp texture is best lightly cooked.
Baby Purple French beans are fat-free, low in sodium, cholesterol-free, low in calories and are a good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.
The baby Purple French bean's pod loses its intense color during cooking. Do not overcook to maintain its crisp-tender bite. To protect freshness and vitamin benefits, microwave, steam, blanch, briefly sauté or add the last few minutes to stir-fries.
Baby Purple French beans are usually harvested about eight to ten days after flowering. Best harvested when brightly colored, the bean pod will be fleshy and have a crisp texture.
Recipes that include Purple Baby French Beans. One is easiest, three is harder.
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Minocqua Farmer's Market
Hofrichter FarmNear Minocqua, Wisconsin, United States
W12636 Badger Rd, Deerbrook 54424
About 379 days ago, 8/22/14
Spotter's comments : Purple Baby French Beans spotted at Minocqua Farmer's Market.