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Haricot Beans

Also Known As : Navy beans, Boston beans


Usage Tips

  1. It can be added to soups, stews and salads.

Common names and forms

  1. Cooked Haricot Beans
  2. Haricots Verts
  3. Navy Beans


They are small and dry white beans native to America. They are roughly oval shaped and flat with white edible skin.

Health benefits

  • Haricot beans are rich in soluble fibre that helps to lower cholesterol in the body.(1)
  • It also reduces the risk of heart diseases and diabetes.(1)
  • It contains iron that helps to produce blood cells in the body.(1)
  • It contains potassium which regulates fluids in the body.(1)

Selection Guide

Avoid haricot beans that are discolored or have stones or debris.

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