adzuki bean

Michigan Adzuki Beans

Called red beans in China and Japan, from where they likely originated, the Azuki are small, deep red, and oval shaped. These are a sweet bean, often used in desserts. While the skins can be tough, the inside is tremendously smooth.

Nutritional Information:

AZUKI BEANS (1/2 cup serving)
Calories: 147
Carbohydrates: 28g
Percent of Calories from Carbohydrates: 77%
Protein: 8.5g
Percent of Calories from Protein: 23%
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Folate: 128mcg
Calcium: 43mg
Iron: 2mg
Fat: 0.5g
Percent of Calories from Fat: 2%
Sodium: 1mg

recipes WITH ADZUKI BEANS

Maple Adzuki Bean Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 cup cooked Adzuki Beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup lowfat plain yogurt 1/2 teaspoon cardamom 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1/4 cup fresh lime

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