Green Beans

Seasonal Produce Guide

  • For fresh, look for: deeply colored; not limp; snap when bent
  • Good source of: fiber, vitamin A, and potassium
  • Good in: steamed, in stir fries, casseroles, soups, sautés, roasted, grilled, salads, pasta dishes, and rice dishes

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Green Bean & Rice Casserole

This simple, flavorful rice dish bursts with tomatoes and green beans. Add it as a side or toss in some protein for a complete meal.

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