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13-10-2021

Vegetables in French: vocabulary list

Here is a list of vegetable names in French! Ideal for shopping abroad, lunching in an French restaurant, or cooking with French-speaking friends!

BULBES - BULBS

  • Fenouil: fennel
  • Ail: garlic
  • Poireau: leek
  • Oignon: onion
  • Échalottes: Shallots

FLEURS - FLOWERS

  • Artichauts: artichokes
  • Broccoli: broccoli
  • Chou-fleur: Cauliflower
  • Fenouil: fennel
  • Ail: garlic
  • Poireau: leek
  • Oignons: onion
  • Échalottes: shallots

MOISISSURES - FUNGI

  • Champignons: Mushrooms

FEUILLES - LEAVES

  • Choux de Bruxelles: Brussels sprouts
  • Choux: cabbages
  • Kale: kale
  • Laitue: lettuce
  • Mâche: Lamb's lettuce
  • Épinards: spinach
  • Cresson: Watercress

RACINES - ROOTS

  • Betterave: Beetroot
  • Carottes: carrot
  • Céleri: celery
  • Gingembre: ginger
  • Radis: radish
  • Navet: Turnip

GRAINES - SEEDS

  • Haricots: Beans
  • Pois: Peas
  • Maïs: Sweet corn

TIGES - STEMS

  • Asperges: asparagus
  • Céleri: celery
  • Chou-rave: kohlrabi
  • Rhubarbe: rhubarb

TUBERCULES - TUBERS

  • Pommes de terre: potatos
  • Patate douce: Yams, sweet potato

Want to learn more? Check out [our fruit vocabulary sheet in English].

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