- Can be made into a paste for using in Asian desserts
- Slightly nutty flavour that can also be used for savoury dishes
- Supports kidney, bladder and reproductive function
- Source of magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and B vitamins
- Known as the 'weight loss bean' because they are low in calories and fat but high in nutrition

How to cook:
Soak 1-2 hours. Drain water and replace with fresh, cold water for cooking. Place on stove and bring to a boil in a pot with a lid. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer, tilting the lid slightly to allow steam to escape, and leave to cook for up to an hour, or until tender.

To make the Red Bean Paste (Anko):
https://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to-make-anko-red-bean-paste/

Recipe Ideas!:
Brown Rice Adzuki Bean Bowls
Spicy Adzuki Bean Hummus
Fudgy Adzuki Bean Brownie

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