Organic Adzuki Beans

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Organic Adzuki Beans 

Upon cooking, organic adzuki beans reveal their tender yet firm texture, ideal for a variety of culinary creations. Here are some versatile uses for these legumes:

  1. Soups and Stews: Add cooked adzuki beans to hearty soups and stews for an extra dose of texture and flavor. Their creamy texture and slightly sweet taste complement a wide range of ingredients, enhancing the overall depth of the dish.

  2. Salads: Toss cooked adzuki beans into salads for a nutritious addition.  Combine them with fresh greens, vegetables, and your favorite dressing for a wholesome meal.

  3. Dips and Spreads: Mash cooked adzuki beans with garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil to create a delicious bean dip or spread. Season with herbs and spices to customize the flavor to your liking. Enjoy it with crudites, crackers, or as a sandwich filling.

  4. Sweet Treats: In East Asian cuisine, adzuki beans are often used in sweet dishes such as red bean paste for traditional desserts like dorayaki, taiyaki, and mochi. Cooked and mashed adzuki beans can also be used as a filling for pastries, cakes, and sweet buns.

  5. Burgers and Patties: Mix cooked adzuki beans with cooked grains, vegetables, and seasonings to make flavorful vegetarian burgers or patties. Their natural creaminess helps bind the ingredients together, while their earthy flavor adds depth to the dish.

  6. Sprouts: Sprout adzuki beans to add a crunch to salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Sprouted adzuki beans are a vibrant addition to raw dishes.

Stovetop Method:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dried adzuki beans
  • Water
  • Salt (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Rinse the beans: Place the dried adzuki beans in a colander and rinse them under cold running water to remove any dirt or debris.

  2. Soak the beans (optional): While not necessary, soaking adzuki beans overnight can help reduce cooking time and improve their digestibility. To soak, place the rinsed beans in a large bowl and cover them with several inches of water. Let them soak for at least 8 hours or overnight.

  3. Cook the beans:

    • If you soaked the beans, drain and rinse them before cooking. If you prefer not to soak, you can still cook the beans directly.
    • Place the beans in a large pot and cover them with about 2 inches of water.
    • Bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to low to maintain a gentle simmer.
    • Cook the beans, partially covered, for about 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until they are tender but not mushy. Stir occasionally and check for doneness by tasting a bean.
    • If needed, add more water during cooking to ensure the beans are always submerged.
  4. Season (optional): Once the beans are cooked to your desired tenderness, you can season them with salt to taste. Adding salt earlier in the cooking process can toughen the beans, so it's best to add it toward the end.

  5. Serve: Once cooked, use the adzuki beans in your favorite recipes or enjoy them on their own as a side dish or ingredient.

Tips:

  • Adzuki beans can also be cooked in a pressure cooker for faster results. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for cooking times.
  • Experiment with adding aromatics such as garlic, onions, or herbs to enhance the flavor of the beans.
  • Cooked adzuki beans can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days or frozen for longer-term storage.

With this simple method, you'll have tender, flavorful adzuki beans ready to use in your favorite dishes!

INGREDIENTS

 

Adzuki Beans 100%

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving size 100g        
  Quantity Per Serving     Quantity Per 100g  
Energy 1380 kJ   1380 kJ
Protein 19.9 g   19.9 g
Fat, total LESS THAN 1 g   LESS THAN 1 g
- saturated LESS THAN 1 g   LESS THAN 1 g
Carbohydrate 50.2 g   50.2 g
 - sugars 2.4 g   2.4 g
Sodium 5 mg   5 mg

All values are considered averages

 


Best Before:

MARCH 2025

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