Runner bean recipes

Runner Bean Pie

Runner Bean Pie

My runner bean plants aren't thriving as they have done for the past few years but I think perhaps my seeds are a little too old
Runner Bean Chutney

Runner Bean Chutney

Runner bean chutney is something I've eaten at friend's houses, but never made myself. So, to use up a bit of a glut, I picked a trug of the larger of both runner and green bRead More
Runner Bean "Scarlet Empire"

Runner Bean "Scarlet Empire"

Every year I grow the climbing French Bean "Cobra" and the Runner Bean "Scarlet Empire". Runners at the left, French at the right
Runner Beans

Runner Beans

Anyone that grows runner beans know they're pretty bountiful during the height of their season. it's been incredibly wet and a cold spell during May, soon after sowing, caused concern and issues for many growing green beans
Planting-out Runner Beans

Planting-out Runner Beans

With the exception of those at the end of each row, each cane will support one Runner Bean plant. The canes at the ends of the rows will each support two French Bean plants, which are smaller than the Runners
Runner Bean Filo Parcels

Runner Bean Filo Parcels

At this time of the year runner beans are plentiful. post about Runner Bean's gives you a few idea of what else you can be
Runner Beans - a contrast in styles

Runner Beans - a contrast in styles

Like most gardeners and allotmenteers in the UK I grow some Runner Beans every year. The flavour is milder - more subtle - than that of the traditional Runner types
Planting Runner Beans and French Beans

Planting Runner Beans and French Beans

That's two different types of Runner Bean, like these "Streamline" ones. Last Tuesday and Wednesday we had a lot of rain, which soaked the soil completely - good conditions for planting out beans
Runner Beans

Runner Beans

The Runners have been a bit slow off the mark this year. I don't know, but the effect is clear - I have had a lot less beans than I would have liked (and expected)
Chilli Coconut Runner Beans Curry

Chilli Coconut Runner Beans Curry

Runner Beans and Raspberries has been the accidental theme of my blog for the month of August, and it seems to set to continue with the next dish where the runner beans are infused with spices before being drenched in coconut milk
Spicy Tomato - Runner Beans with Pasta

Spicy Tomato - Runner Beans with Pasta

As I have loads of runner beans still coming from the garden, I decided to incorporate some of these into this pasta dish, it made more of a meal of it for sure
Sri Lankan Chilli Coconut Runner Bean Pie

Sri Lankan Chilli Coconut Runner Bean Pie

We harvested a load of runner beans, I will probably freeze a load of them, but I want to make the most of them while fresh, so any recipe suggestions would be most welcome