Chinese Sweet Red Bean Soup
1590 mins (prep 1440, cooking 150)
6 ingredients
8 servings
This is a wonderful dessert that you can serve hot or cold. Amazingly fresh, perfect for summer. And it's very versatile. You can use mung beans, white beans instead of red beans.

Categories:  holiday , easy , beans , >-1-day , heirloom~historical , vietnamese , soups-&-stews , chinese , time-to-make , asian , dessert ,
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  • 1/3-1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup red beans (soaked in cold water overnight)
  • 1/3 cup dried lotus seeds (at asian grocery stores or health food stores, soaked in cold water overnight)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup pearl tapioca (optional)
  • 1/4 cup glutten rice balls (can be found at asian grocery stores) (optional)
  • 7 cups water


Serving Size (218.96 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 45.16 Calories from Fat 0.09
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.01g 0.09%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.07%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 20.12mg 6.71%
Total Carbohydrate 11.58g 30.89%
Dietary Fiber 0.01 g 0.35%
Sugars 11.31 g %
Protein 0.01g 0.09%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 6.4mg% Iron 0.01mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
red beans, dried, pearl tapioca, rice balls