Mung beans are small green beans that belong to the legume family. They are slightly sweeter compared to other beans and versatile. Enjoy as a key ingredient for Buddha bowls, in soups and stews or scattered on salads.
Many people enjoy mung beans as part of a healthy, balanced diet to contribute to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure. This is because they are rich in fibre, magnesium and potassium, which have many health benefits associated with them.
- 100% organic
- Rich in vegan protein
- Good source of fibre
- Contains essential vitamins including B vitamins
- Contains essential minerals including folate and manganese
- Once cooked can be enjoyed hot or cold
How to prepare
- Soak for 4-6 hours or overnight.
- Rinse, add to a pan and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until tender.
- Drain and serve.
Ways to use mung beans
- Sprinkle on salads
- Add to stir fries for a good source of vegan protein
- Add to Buddha bowls along with brown rice or quinoa, mushrooms and kale
- Scatter in to vegetable stews and chunky soups
- Try sprouting mung beans and add the sprouts to salad