Yupik Organic Adzuki Beans are dried, red, whole legumes that are mildly nutty in flavor, while tender and creamy in texture. For best results, soak adzuki beans in water overnight. Boil adzuki beans in a large pot of water for 45 minutes, or until tender. Adzuki beans can be used in soups, stews, casseroles, salads, or as a meat substitute for vegetarian or vegan meals. Buy Organic Adzuki Beans by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry must-have!
HEALTH BENEFITS: High in protein!
Certified organic, vegan, wheat-free, and gluten-free, adzuki beans are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, which help control blood sugar levels. Adzuki beans are high in fiber, protein, and iron. Adzuki beans are a good source of protein for vegetarian and vegan diets!
CULINARY TWIST: Brownie’s anyone?
Adzuki beans are a delicious addition to soups, stews, casseroles, and salads! Adzuki beans can replace most beans, especially kidney beans since they are similar in color. Add adzuki beans to chili for a smaller-sized bean over larger-sized kidney beans. For an exceptional twist, we have a decadent but healthy brownie recipe for you! Try these Adzuki Bean Brownie’s that include cocoa, vanilla, bananas, and adzuki paste (create your own by grinding adzuki beans in a food processor)!
ABOUT ADZUKI BEANS: Did you know?
Adzuki beans are native of East Asia and the Himalayas. In Japan, adzuki beans are used to make a paste that is combined with agar and sugar to make a jellied dessert called Yokan.
HOW TO STORE YOUR ADZUKI BEANS: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 24 months.