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I'm just wondering if any legumes are sweet. Preferably, I'd like a sweet bean, but whatever works.

  • Can I recommend you be more specific? Melons are legumes, but I think you are looking for something more like beans. – Escoce Mar 29 '16 at 3:37
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Peas are very sweet, especially when you eat them young. I don't think any others reach them, but I don't think I've tried every legume in the world, so it's possible.

If the natural sweetness of legumes isn't sufficient for you, they take very well to added sugar.

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adzuki beans are quite sweet and used to make various desserts in Asia.

I will note, however, that typically some form of sugar is also added in whatever dish is being prepared with them.

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