Sweet Red Bean Soup with Mochi and Matcha Ice Cream

Gluten Free Dessert

Sweet, savory, chewy, and chilly—you’ll get all this and more in this simple Japanese dessert known as zenzai oshiruko. Bonus: It’s high in fiber and an amazing gluten free dessert!

Sweet Red Bean Soup with Mochi and Matcha Ice Cream

Servings 4
Author Sho Kamio

Ingredients

  • 1 15-ounce can unsweetened adzuki beans
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 2-1/2 inch blocks mochi, halved
  • Matcha or green tea ice cream
  • Powdered matcha, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the adzuki beans to a boil. Stir in the sugar and a pinch of salt. Divide the soup among 4 bowls and add 1 piece of mochi and a scoop of ice cream to each. Sprinkle with powdered matcha and serve immediately.

Photography Emma K. Morris

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