Tender, flexible Green Beans is a healthy option of vegetarian lovers. French beans are smaller than common green beans and have a soft, velvety pod. Beans are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. Fresh green beans are very low in calories and contain no saturated fat. It is also known as French beans or Snap beans or French green beans or French filet beans or Fine beans. It is a variety of green bean that is longer, thinner, crisp, and tender. Green beans are marketed canned, frozen, and fresh. Green beans are often steamed, boiled, stir-fried or baked in casseroles. Stir fried beans with butter are a relish. Enjoy them with almonds or garlic. They are the perfect compliment to Chinese dishes and pasta. Try French beans as a substitute for your favorite green bean recipe or simply blanched with butter and seasonings. French Beans are one of the most commonly eaten green beans in India.