haricot vert

har·​i·​cot vert | \ ˌär-ē-kō-ˈver How to pronounce haricot vert (audio) \
plural haricots verts\ ˌär-​ē-​kō-​ˈver How to pronounce haricots verts (audio) \ also haricot verts\ ˌär-​ē-​kō-​ˈver(z) How to pronounce haricot verts (audio) \

Definition of haricot vert

: a thin green bean Round out the meal with steamed new potatoes and haricots verts (thin green beans favored in France) or regular green beans.— Tricia Callas

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Their organic turkey is drizzled with cornbread dressing, and served with haricots verts, fried onions and caramelized onion gravy. Marley Marius, Vogue, "Where to Dine Out for a Traditional-ish Thanksgiving Meal in New York City," 14 Nov. 2018 Romano beans are an Italian flat bean in the same family as garden variety string beans, which also counts fancy French haricots verts and yellow wax beans as siblings. Christina Chaey, Bon Appetit, "Romanos Are the Queen of Snap Beans and I Want to Eat Them All," 29 May 2018 For a long, lazy lunch menu serve this pasta alongside sea bream crudo, tomatoes and haricots verts, grilled turbot, and tiramisù with cookies. Rochelle Bilow, Bon Appetit, "75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook," 4 May 2018 For a long, lazy lunch menu serve this fish alongside sea bream crudo, tomatoes and haricots verts, handmade malfatti, and tiramisù with cookies. Rochelle Bilow, Bon Appetit, "75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook," 4 May 2018 Bring to a simmer and add Cajun seasoning and haricot vert, heating through. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Hoppin’ John’s Hoppin’ John," 23 May 2018 Buffet includes salad, steak, potatoes, haricots verts, eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, bread pudding, fruit, cheese and cured meats, turkey sausage, biscuits and sausage gravy. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "Celebrate Mother's Day in Louisville at brunch, Churchill Downs & more," 8 May 2018 Toss haricots verts, both kinds of tomatoes, anchovies, celery leaves, and vinegar in a large bowl; season lightly with kosher salt. Ignacio Mattos, Bon Appetit, "Tomatoes and Haricots Verts with Anchovies," 23 Apr. 2018 Add asparagus, haricots verts and peas to boiling water. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Lemony Asparagus, Beans and Peas," 17 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of haricot vert

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haricot vert

French, green haricot

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