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WOW Recipe: Savory Mung Beans with Avocado

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Yields: 4 servings


2 teaspoons - coconut oil

1 cup - split mung beans, dried 

2 cups - low sodium vegetable or chicken broth

2 cups - coconut milk

1/2 cup - fresh parsley, finely chopped

1/2 cup - fresh cilantro

½ teaspoon - turmeric

½ teaspoon - cumin

½ teaspoon - coriander

½ teaspoon - fennel seeds

salt, to taste

1 - avocado, cubed


1 - shallots, thinly sliced in ½ moons

2 tablespoons - dijon mustard (Organic Ville brand)

1/4 cup - seasoned rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon - extra virgin olive oil

salt and pepper to taste


Heat a pot with coconut oil and add mung beans, spices and hebs. Stir for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant. Add broth and coconut milk.

Chop cilantro and parsley. Add to the pot and stir. 

Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a medium-low flame and simmer for 30-40 minutes. 

Place the dressing ingredients in a jar, with a tight fitting lid, and shake vigorously.

Once the mung beans are soft, add them to a large bowl. Toss the mung beans with the dressing, taste for salt and serve warm with avocado on top.

Download the recipe PDF here.


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