Have you ever tried red beans in a recipe? The recipe we’re sharing today is how to cook them for this delicious grain bowl recipe! Don’t worry, if you can’t find red beans, black beans can be used as a substitute.

Have you ever had food made from red beans? If you haven’t, you should definitely give them a try. Like most varieties of bean, red beans have many healthful nutrients. They are rich in protein and fibre and may even promote a healthy heart by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Because of their relatively small size, they cook quickly and, most importantly, they are delicious! Their distinctive sweet and nutty flavour is everywhere, from hearty cereal bowls to Japanese ice cream.

Adzuki Bean Recipe Ingredients
This Adzuki Bean Bowl in the recipe is one of my all-time favourite recipes. The sweet, nutty beans pair perfectly with the rustic brown rice and refreshing miso salad. This recipe would make a great make-ahead lunch or weekend dinner.

Recipe ingredients: cooked red beans, brown rice, napa cabbage, peas and carrots – use this combination, or swap in your favourite crunchy vegetables for this bowl of salad. Dutch beans, cucumber, spring onions or red or green cabbage are also recipes that can be served with this. Cilantro – you can add it or not depending on your personal tastes.