Plant Oriented Cooking

RECIPE: Sweet Mung Bean Dessert Soup

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  • ½ cup of dried green beans (also called “mung beans”)
  • ¼ cup of dried whole barley
  • 1 honey date
  • 5 cups of water
  • 4 – 5 tsp of honey (optional)


  1. Rinse the green beans, barley, and honey date separately in cool water. Soak each ingredient in its separate covered bowl in hot water for 1 hour.
  2. Boil 5 cups of water in a small pot. Add in all ingredients except for the optional honey. Cook on medium-low heat for 1 hour or until the green beans and barley are soft.
  3. Mix in the optional honey and serve.




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