Spicy Gochujang Bean Bowl

You’ve gotta try this spicy bean bowl boosted with gochujang paste. Gochujang has tons of benefits, and it’s delicious! For starters, it’s fermented, so your gut will love it. The chili peppers in gochujang are rich in antioxidants, it can boost your metabolism, and can even support your heart health. It’s not too spicy, but it will definitely add a kick to this delicious bowl.

Serves 4


1 can of white beans drained and washed
1 large shallot minced
1 garlic clove minced
2 T olive oil
1 T gochujang paste
2 tsp tomato paste
1 tsp light miso paste
1 tsp sesame oil
Tamari to taste
Lime juice to taste


  1. Sautée the onion and garlic in olive oil
  2. Add the gochujang, tomato, and miso paste
  3. Deglaze with some water and then add Tamari and sesame oil
  4. Add the lime juice, and stir in the beans
  5. Allow the beans to simmer in the sauce for 3-5 minutes
  6. Serve over rice with kimchi, diced cucumber, green onions, and sesame seeds

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