VST.0326.0314 VST.0326.0314

Green Beans "METRO"

Casa Iuorio
€6.80 Save 10%

Net weight: 280 g - 9.88 oz



Green beans of the 'metro' type, produced and selected by hand by Casa Iuorio, are a variety originating in the Alta Valle del Sele, in the province of Salerno. They are thin and long in shape, with a dull green tone and a pleasantly crunchy texture.

COD: VST.0326.0314
EAN: 8055186965232
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
359 kcal - 1506 kJ
37 g
of which saturated
5,4 g
3,2 g
of which sugars
1 g
1,3 g
2,1 g
1,4 g

Green beans (61%), extra virgin olive oil (36%), whole sea salt, white wine vinegar (contains SULPHITES), lemon juice, hot chilli pepper, garlic, oregano.

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

The green beans in the 'Metro' range are special green beans: they produce pods with an intense flavour and considerable size, which can reach well over 50-60 centimetres. These green beans are also known as St Anne's beans, snake beans, string beans or asparagus beans.

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The health benefits of Metro green beans in extra virgin olive oil

'Metro' green beans in extra virgin olive oil are a food rich in beneficial properties for the body. Thanks to the presence of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, green beans help to keep the heart healthy and strengthen the immune system. In addition, the extra virgin olive oil used to preserve 'Metro' green beans is a source of monounsaturated fats, which help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. To get the most out of this food, it is best to combine it with other seasonal vegetables such as tomatoes, courgettes and peppers, for a tasty and healthy dish.

The best combinations for Metro green beans

'Metro' green beans in extra virgin olive oil are a versatile food with a delicate flavour that lends itself to many combinations. For a light and nutritious dish, we recommend using them in salads, perhaps accompanied by rocket salad, sun-dried tomatoes and Parmesan shavings. If you prefer a more substantial dish, 'Metro' green beans can be dressed with tomato sauce or used as a side dish with white meat or fish. They can also be seasoned with herbs such as rosemary or thyme, or garlic and chilli for a spicy touch. Thanks to their versatility, Metro green beans can be used in many recipes to create tasty and healthy dishes for any occasion.

The story of Metro beans: from origins to culinary innovation

'Metro' green beans are elongated, thin beans that are prized for their smooth flavour and versatility in cooking. Their history dates back to the 18th century when they were grown in France and Italy. More recently, they have been introduced to other countries such as the United States, where they are known as 'haricots verts'. Over the years, thanks to the creativity of chefs and their ability to adapt to current trends, 'Metro' green beans have undergone several culinary innovations. Today, they are increasingly used in vegetarian and vegan dishes, thanks to their nutritional value and their ability to satisfy the palate without being heavy. Green beans have also become a trendy ingredient in many fusion cuisines, where they are combined with exotic spices and flavours to create surprising and original dishes.