The green pods, beans inside and also the roots are all edible and are eaten in various cultures around the world. Because runner beans contain traces of toxic Lectin, they must always be cooked before they are consumed. Season: Summer/Autumn Nutritional benefits: Runner Beans are a good source of vitamin C and fiber. Quick cook's tip: Steam or boil runners in around 10 mins, and serve with vegan marg, salt and pepper. Lovely with homemade gravy and roast potatoes.
Cooking methods for runner beans:
How to prepare runner beans
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