Adzuki beans are an Asian variety and are
used primarily as a dry bean or for sprouts. Since they have a
sweeter taste than most beans, adzuki beans are sometimes used in
The ripe Adzuki beans contain 25% protein and
are highly nutritious. Sprouts from adzuki beans are particularly
nutty and tasty.
Sprout as you would other beans such as mung and soy.
Dried adzuki beans are said to require only a short soaking (1 hour)
ADZUKI BEAN SALAD:
1 1/2 c. cooked adzuki beans*, drained
1/2 c. chopped red onion
1 chopped green bell pepper
1 stalk of celery diced
1/2 c rice vinegar
Salt & pepper to taste
1/2 t dried cilantro*
2 T. olive oil
Combine all vegetables in bowl.
Combine remaining ingredients for
dressing and blend well.
Pour over veggies and toss.
Chill and let
marinate 1 hour.
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