What are Romano Beans


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Romano BeansQuestion:

I have a recipe which includes Romano beans, but I am not sure what they are.  Have you heard of them and if so, are they known by another name?  Any help would be appreciated. – Brian Johnston (2/12/02)




Romano beans (a.k.a. Italian String Beans) are really just a different variety of snap bean, and are grown and eaten the same way.  They are a Broad flat-podded green snap beans with flat 5- to 6-inch pods are often also called Italian Pole and varieties include Roma, Greencrop, and Bush Romano.

NOTE:  You can substitute any type of green beans f in your recipe.



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