They are broad and flattened in shape, being 5 inches long. They open up more easily and have six tiny lime green peas inside. The beans are crisp and fleshy in nature.
Green Beans are rich in dietary fiber which studies have shown can help support healthy digestion. Green Beans can be boiled, sauteed, steamed, braised, grilled and deep fried. When raw they can be sliced and added to grain or green salads or served whole along with dip as crudites.