Commodity: Marrow Bean

Marrow Bean

Commodity Overview

This egg-shaped white bean is an heirloom variety that was once popular in the mid-1800s for baking. When cooked, marrow beans plump up and have a creamy, bacon-like flavor. Similar to a navy bean, this variety is good for soups (can be pureed or used whole) and side dishes.

Varieties

This commodity is not typically marketed by variety.