Flageolet bean

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Canned flageolet beans
Flageolet beans, raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,084 kJ (259 kcal)
19.8 g
Sugars 1.0 g
Dietary fiber 40.4 g
6.2 g
30.4 g
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient Database

The flageolet bean is a variety of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) originating from France. The flageolet is picked before full maturity and dried in the shade to retain its green color. The bean is small, light green, and kidney-shaped. The texture is firm and creamy when shelled and cooked.

Flageolet bean varieties include:

  • Chevrier (the original heirloom)
  • Elsa
  • Flambeau
  • Flamingo