French Vegetables Vocabulary List

The following list is for various kinds of vegetables in French. You’ll find that some of these words can be a bit tricky to learn as they are very different from English. However, some are very similar, such as the words for carrot (la carotte) and celery (le céleri). Pay close attention to the masculine/feminine genders of these words as they are easy to confuse!

le haricot vert French/green bean la fève broad bean le petit pois garden pea
le maïs corn la germe de soja bean sprout le bambou bamboo
l’okra okra l’endive chicory le fenouil fennel
les cœurs de palmier palm hearts la roquette rocket le cresson watercress
le céleri celery le chou de Bruxelles brussel sprout la bette swiss chard
le radicchio raddicchio le chou frisé kale l’oseille sorrel
la chicorée endive le chou chinois pak-choi les épinards spinich
le pissenlit dandelion le chou cabbage le brocoli broccoli
la laitue lettuce le chou précoce spring greengs le chou-fleur cauliflower
l’artichaut artichoke le radis radish l’onion onion
la pomme de terre potato le poivron pepper le piment chilli
le navet turnip la courge marrow la patate douce sweet potato
l’igname yam la bettrave beetroot le rutabaga swede
le topinambour Jerusalem artichoke le raifort horseradish le panais parsnip
le gingembre ginger l’aurbergine aubergine/egg plant la tomate tomato
la ciboule spring onion le poireau leek l’échalote shallot
l’ail garli le champignon mushroom le truffle truffle
le concombre cucumber la courgette courgette la courge musquée butternut squash
la courge gland acorn squash la citrouille pumpkin la tomoate cerise cherry tomato
la carotte carrot le taro taro root le fruit de l’arbre à pain bread fruit

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