Peter's Adzuki Bean Casserole
Granny Smith apples
cored, and chopped (not peeled)
green bell peppers
seeded & chopped
soy sauce, tamari
Soak dried adzuki beans in 3 cups cold water for 24 hours OR, in an emergency, use 3 cups boiled water for at least 2 hours.
Drain beans completely and boil for 45 minutes in 2 cups fresh water or until tender.
Sauté chopped onion in 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 minute.
Add bell pepper, sauté 1 minute.
Add apple and sauté until onions are transluscent.
Drain beans and mix in vegetables.
Season with basil, sea salt and soy sauce.
Oil a small casserole dish and pour in mixture.
Embed bay leaf into top of beans and bake at 375℉ (190℃). for 45 minutes.
Serve with rice and a little salad for a delicious and healthy meal! Tastes even better the next day!