Korean Spiced Kidney Beans

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

A quick and easy vegetarian supper for those busy weeknights. Turn that can of beans into a tasty meal in no time. Adapted from "The Vegetarian Gourmet's Easy Low-Fat Favorites".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine soy sauce, brown sugar, 1/3 cup water, ketchup, garlic and ginger in a saucepan.
  2. Add beans.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  4. In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup water.
  5. Add to bean mixture.
  6. Cook, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes.
  7. Serve over rice.


Most Helpful

This was so delicious and so easy to make! I have never eaten kidney beans and this was a great introduction to them! I usually don't like ginger but in this case it blended very well and didn't overpower the dish. Thanks for a great recipe!!!

MOOMINMAMA October 03, 2003

Yum! I would have never thought to combine these ingredients and that they would taste so good. I'm never having plain old kidney beans again! Thanks for the recipe!

Shellbelle September 20, 2003

This is so fast, easy, and best of all delicious! Love the Asian flavors of the soy sauce and ginger mixed with all the other flavors, and no oil or butter... YEAY!! I just tweeked the recipe a bit to suit my tastes by adding a minced hot chili pepper and using only 2 T of sugar. I ate this without the rice, but there is a nice amount of sauce for serving with rice. Well, now that I've written this I have a craving for it again! I'll be making this often :)

yogi July 09, 2003

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