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breakfast red bean rice porridge

Breakfast Red Bean Rice Porridge

DAIRY FREE, GLUTEN FREE, EGG FREE. A delicious alternative to oatmeal in the mornings with a protein boost.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Keyword dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, vegan
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • Cup red adzuki beans uncooked
  • 1 Cup brown rice cooked
  • Cup water
  • Cup maple syrup


  1. Rinse red beans in cool water.

  2. Put red beans into a bowl and cover with 2 inches of cool water.

  3. Soak overnight or 6 hours.

  4. Drain and discard water.

  5. Put drained red beans, cooked brown rice, and new water into a pot and bring to a boil.

  6. Simmer on low for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until beans are soft.

  7. Allow to cool.

  8. Add maple syrup.

  9. Puree the porridge and maple syrup with an immersion blender. (optional)

  10. Add any toppings such as: black sesame seeds, dried dates, toasted coconut flakes, or a dash of coconut milk.

Recipe Notes

  1. Add more water if you like a thinner porridge.
  2. Use less water if you like a thicker porridge.
  3. This can be made ahead of time and warmed in the microwave in the morning.