Kale and Adzuki Beans


This delicious, easy-to-make kale and adzuki beans recipe is great as a side dish, or as a main dish served over short grain brown and wild rice.

close up view of Kale and Adzuki Beans served with Brussels sprouts on a plate
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins


  • 1 cup uncooked adzuki beans

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed

  • 6 cups roughly chopped kale

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ¼ cup tamari

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place adzuki beans in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, 30 to 45 minutes.

  2. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat, and sauté garlic for about 1 minute. Mix in kale and 2 tablespoons water. Season with tamari, cumin, and coriander. Thoroughly blend in adzuki beans. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until kale is tender, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

172 Calories
3g Fat
29g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 172
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 890mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 81mg 404%
Calcium 122mg 9%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 750mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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