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.
AZUKI BEANS (1/2 cup serving)
Percent of Calories from Carbohydrates: 77%
Percent of Calories from Protein: 23%
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Percent of Calories from Fat: 2%
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