Beans – 250g

$6.50

250gm

SKU: BG250 Category: Tags: , ,

Description

What to look for

Beans are best when they are young. Look for fresh and tender pods which make a good snapping sound when broken.

Availability

Available: November to April
High season: December to February

Store

Refrigerate in paper bags. Use promptly.

How to prepare

If desired, top and tail (cut the ends off), then slice or leave whole.

Ways to eat

The taste of beans is best when they are cooked until tender but still slightly crisp. Serve as a side vegetable sprinkled with chopped nuts or fresh herbs. Cold, raw or blanched, beans can be used in salads or used as a crudite with a dipping sauce.

Cooking methods

Boil, grill, microwave, steam, stir fry.

Nutrition

Green beansย are a good source of dietary fibre, niacin and vitamin C, a source of folate, riboflavin, vitamin A, and vitamin B6 and contain a dietary significant amount of potassium.

 

Nutrition tables

BEANS, GREEN RUNNER or DWARF ย Raw
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup, chopped = 136g
Average Quantity % Daily Intake per serve Average Quantity
per serving per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 194/46 2% 143/34
Protein (g) 2.9 6% 2.1
Fat, total (g) 0.3 0% 0.2
ย – saturated (g) 0.08 0% 0.06
Available carbohydrate (g) 5.7 2% 4.2
ย – sugars (g) 4.4 5% 3.2
Dietary Fibre (g) 4.8 3.5 A good source of dietary fibre
Sodium (mg) 0 0% 0
Niacin (mg) 10.7 107% RDI* 7.8 A good source of niacin
Vitamin C (mg) 11 27% RDI* 8 A good source of vitamin C
Folate (ยตg) 35 17% RDI* 26 A source of folate
Riboflavin (mg) 0.34 20% RDI* 0.25 A source of riboflavin
Vitamin A Equiv. (ยตg) 73 10% RDI* 54 A source of vitamin A
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.26 16% RDI* 0.19 A source of vitamin B6
Potassium (mg) 354 260 Contains potassium
Iron (mg) 0.9 8% RDI* 0.7
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.
ย *Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
Source: FOODfiles 2018

Additional information

Weight 0.250 kg
Weight

1kg, 5kg