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why do purple beans turn green when cooked?

asked by Gourmet Recipes for One about 5 years ago
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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 5 years ago

The info in this blog post seems to be the consensus on the topic; apparently, it's due to a chemical change brought about by cooking that exposes the chlorophyll in the bean.

Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Executive Editor of Food52

added about 5 years ago

There was a great answer to this on an earlier thread as well: