Runner Beans with Swiss Chard and Basil - Reason alone to save your chard stems, though thinly sliced fennel can also be used. Whole runner beans are completely edible; swap in flat beans or Romano types, or any other snap bean you like.
Broad bean and runner bean risotto
This is a wonderful summer dish and perfect for using up a glut of runner beans. This recipe cuts out all the usual stirring in a risotto making it really easy too.