Tiny and tender, bright, green French beans are smaller than common green beans. French Beans are available year round with a peak season June, July and August.
French Breakfast Radish
This oblong heirloom radish's vibrant color graduates to a white tip. Very crisp, the lovely color makes it a popular favorite. Quaintly named, this variety is topped with bright greens and offers an excellent mildly sharp flavor.
Inventory, 5 lbs : 3.50
This item was last sold on : 04/18/14
Sea Beans were once considered a seasonal delicacy, as they were gathered wild. Recently cultivated on at least one farm, Sea Beans are now available year round.
Sea beans are an emerald green, wild vegetable. Some have spiky, green leaves that look like a cactus without needles. Others closely resemble Chinese long beans, while still others have a branch-like appearance. The flavor if sea beans is briny, with a crunchy texture.
Offering an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, this plant is a good source of iron and calcium.
Fresh sea beans are can be eated raw, blanched, sauteed, steamed or baked.
Sea beans are known by other names including sea pickle, sea asparagus, samphire, glasswort, marsh asparagus, marsh samphire, salicornia and pousse-pied.
Originally found only in the wild primarily flourishing on the coasts of Europe, this edible plant is now cultivated on the compatible desert coasts of the Sea of Cortez. Growing in pure seawater, the plant readily seizes and absorbs the nutrients and vitamins of the ocean. The variety of sea bean in the United States is Salicornia, and grows near salt marshes.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Blue Ocean||Carlsbad CA||415-305-0399|
|La Valencia||San Diego CA||858-551-3750|
|Festivities Catering||San Diego CA||858-586-2121|
|Cafe Chloe||San Diego CA||619-232-3242|
|Solare Ristorante Lounge||San Diego CA||619-270-9670|
|Roy's La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-455-1616|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|Jake's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-2002|
|Marriott Marina Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-234-1500 x6113|
|Plan Cha||La Mesa CA||619-213-4277|
|Top of the Market||San Diego CA||619-234-4867|
|Azul La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-454-9677|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Juniper & Ivy||San Diego CA||858-481-3666|
|The Hake||La Jolla CA||619-994-7832|
|Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
|Brockton Villa Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-454-7393|
|Encore Champagne Bar & Dining Room||San Diego CA||619-752-0081|
|Paradise Point Resort Baleen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
Recipes that include Sea Beans. One is easiest, three is harder.
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San Elijo Lagoon
Near Cardiff, California, United States
About 153 days ago, 11/17/13
Spotter's comments : Sea Beans spotted at San Elijo Lagoon . Beautiful sea beans aling the trails and water.
Loreto Baja California Sur Near La Mesa, California, United States
About 278 days ago, 7/15/13
Spotter's comments : Sea Beans spotted at Loreto Baja California Sur. along the beach in Agua Verde. used them in a cheviche w/ callo scallops
Pike Place Market Near Seattle, Washington, United States
About 285 days ago, 7/08/13
Spotter's comments : Sea Beans spotted at Pike Place Market. Sasios has nice northwest gathered seabeans!
Foodland Near Makakilo City, Hawaii, United States
About 376 days ago, 4/07/13
Spotter's comments : I spotted Sea Beans at Foodland! Sea beans locally harvested and named "sea asparagus " here at Foodland. Nice Quality.