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About Lingot bean Edit

Lingot Beans are oval white beans, that are somewhat flattened. The plant is a bush-type bean plant and they are grown for use as a dried bean. There are 5 to 6 beans per long pod,

Lingot Beans come in two varieties. Both are creamy and plump when cooked.

The beans are grown primarily in France, but also in Argentina, China and Madagascar.

Do not soak in Lingot Beans in advance. Put in cold water, bring the water to a boil and let them cook for 10 minutes. Drain, put in a pot with plenty of unsalted cold water with some herbs. Bring the water to a boil, then reduce heat let simmer for 1 hour.

Navy beans and cannellini beans are reasonable substitutes.

Lingot bean Recipes Edit

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