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 haricot vert (audio) \ also haricot verts\ ˌär-​ē-​kō-​ˈver(z) How to pronounce haricot vert (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

Examples of haricot vert in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Good ones to try include haricot vert, Blue Lake, Hidatsa red, or dragon tongue. Dean Kuipers, Outside Online, 8 May 2022 Breakfast favorites, prime rib, lamb, chicken thighs, eggplant Parmesan, tortellini, salmon, seafood fra diavolo, haricot vert and desserts. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 28 Mar. 2022 In the before times, more than 90% of farmers’ market customers for Dirty Girl Produce used cash to buy its dry-farmed tomatoes, Little Gems lettuce and haricot vert beans. Taylor Kate Brown, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 July 2021 Cook haricots verts in a large pot of boiling salted water until bright green and tender, about 5 minutes. Ignacio Mattos, Bon Appetit, 23 Apr. 2018 Retrieve the bowls with the haricot verts and potatoes. Saveur Editors, Saveur, 21 May 2019 Swapping thick green beans for thinner haricots verts, which often come trimmed, results in beans that are tender but not floppy. Los Angeles Times, 18 Sep. 2019 Add the haricots verts to the boiling water and cook for 45 seconds. Saveur Editors, Saveur, 21 May 2019 Tabbouleh salad with haricot verts, frisée, tomato, feta, cucumber, peppers, red onion and lemon honey vinaigrette. Marc Bona, cleveland, 8 Jan. 2020 See More

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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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22 May 2022

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“Haricot vert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haricot%20vert. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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