Sweet Red Bean Paste

Make this sweet red bean paste and you'll have a darn tootin' good time!


  • 2 cups dried red beans (adzuki or kidney)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • Water


  1. Submerge and soak dried beans in a bowl overnight.
  2. Drain beans and transfer to a pot. Fill the pot with water until the beans are submerged.
  3. Turn the heat to medium and simmer the beans until fully softened, about 1 hour.
  4. Drain as much liquid as possible. Add sugar and use a masher or fork to form a thick paste.