Adzuki Vegetable Bean Stew Recipe

This aduki bean stew is a simple recipe made with one of the easiest to digest beans; adzuki beans. I love Adzuki beans and this tasty stew is filling and delicious.

This stew is a good source of protein and it is good to eat lots of vegetables too. Here at Real Food for Life we are a great fan of eating lots of healthy superfoods.

Adzuki Bean Stew


Adzuki Vegetable Bean Stew Recipe


1 onion, finely chopped and sauteed
Few mushrooms, sliced and sauteed
3 sticks of celery, sliced
1 zucchini, chopped
2 carrots, sliced
1/2 red pepper, sliced
1/2 green pepper, sliced
2 – 5 garlic cloves, minced
1- 2 inches of fresh ginger, chopped
1 1/2 cups adzuki beans
3 pieces of Wakame Seaweed, rinsed and broken into pieces
2 – 6 tbsp. Tamari
Few drops of Stevia (optional)


1.    Cook the adzuki beans for 1 – 2 hours, the time is dependant on the age of the beans.   (cook according to this recipe)
2.    When beans are soft, add Wakame and cook for another few minutes.
3.    Then add all the vegetables, ginger and garlic.
4.    Simmer for 1/2 hour or till vegetables are tender.
5.    Add Tamari to taste and a few drops of stevia.
6.    Serve your adzuki bean stew with a whole grain like brown rice, quinoa, millet or buckwheat.

Aduki Bean stew
Aduki Beans



Check out the Nutrition Facts on a Serving Size 1/4 cup (48g) of Adzuki beans!

Calories 160                  Protein 11g
Total Fat 0.5g               Potassium 600mg
Dietary Fiber 6g            Sugars 0g
Total Carbohydrate 29g

To learn more about the benefits and how to avoid the gas experience of beans go to: Beans, Beans and more Beans 

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Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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