Runner Beans


Runner beans, also known as pole beans, are vibrant and nutritious legumes that are popular in many cuisines around the world. These long, slender beans are typically green in color and have a slightly sweet and earthy flavor. They are a versatile ingredient that can be enjoyed in various dishes, including stir-fries, salads, stews, and as a side dish. Runner beans are beloved for their tender texture and ability to absorb flavors from seasonings and sauces. They are not only delicious but also offer a range of health benefits, making them a fantastic addition to any balanced diet.


Runner beans are packed with essential nutrients that contribute to overall health and well-being. Here are some key nutrients found in runner beans:

  • Fiber: Runner beans are a great source of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion, promotes satiety, and supports a healthy digestive system.
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Runner beans are rich in various vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, iron, and manganese.
  • Protein: Runner beans contain a moderate amount of plant-based protein, making them a valuable addition to vegetarian or vegan diets.
  • Antioxidants: Runner beans are loaded with antioxidants, including flavonoids and carotenoids, which help protect the body against oxidative stress and inflammation.

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Recipe: Runner Bean Stir-Fry


  • 1 pound runner beans, trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup (optional)
  • Sesame seeds for garnish


  1. Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the minced garlic and stir-fry for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
  3. Add the sliced onion and red bell pepper to the skillet and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until slightly softened.
  4. Add the runner beans to the skillet and continue to stir-fry for another 3-4 minutes until the beans are crisp-tender.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce (if using), and honey or maple syrup (if using).
  6. Pour the sauce over the stir-fried vegetables and toss to coat evenly. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes to heat through.
  7. Remove from heat and sprinkle with sesame seeds for garnish.
  8. Serve the runner bean stir-fry as a side dish or with steamed rice for a complete meal.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg


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