Sweet Mung Bean Soup

Served chilled, this dessert soups is popular in China and Taiwan throughout the hotter summer months.

6-8 servings

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DessertsSoups Vegan

Updated: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:09am


  • 1 cup dried mung beans
  • 8 cups water
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar,¬†honey, or sweetener of choice


  1. Soak the beans for 4 hours. Discard soaking water.
  2. Combine water and soaked beans in a large pot, bring to a gentle boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer 25-40 minutes, until beans are tender.
  3. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Serve as is or first allow to chill in the refigerator. Enjoy!