haricot bean

[English] plural haricot beans

Haricot is the name given to a wide variety of bean plants, the best known being the French or kidney bean. They can be of various sizes and colours. Can be eaten fresh or dried (called navy beans in the US), but are always cooked. They include flageolets, small, pale green beans with a low starch content. In their dried form they are used the world over.

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