Edamame

Edamame is perfect for a stand-alone healthy snack or mixed in a salad with corn and red peppers. These edamame recipes are healthful, easy, and low in calories.

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Scrumptious Soybeans

Better Homes and Gardens

Find fresh soybeans at major markets or health food stores for this healthy side dish.

Total: 10 mins

Goat Cheese-Edamame Dip with Spiced Pepitas

Food & Wine

Canned chipotles in adobo sauce, sold at Latin markets and many supermarkets, give this clever, creamy dip an enticing heat, and smokiness. The spiced pepitas (roasted and salted pumpkin seeds) scattered over the dip are addictive and great as a snack on their own.

Total: 40 mins

Edamame Hummus with Spiced Pita Chips

Fine Cooking Books

This fresh green, creamy dip has all the classic hummus flavors of garlic, cumin, and lemon. But it is light on the cumin and garlic in favor of a big citrus punch. Its mellow, bright flavor and smooth texture make it the perfect companion to the bold spicy shards of pita.

Edamame and Mushroom Risotto

Family Circle

Edamame, mushrooms, and rice are the stars of this satisfying vegetarian one-dish meal. A sprinkling of Parmesan cheese tops this healthy recipe.

Chilled Edamame Soup with Ginger Creme Fraiche

Food & Wine

One of the basic rules of pairing wines with food is that rich dishes match well with wines that have good acidity. This silky soup -- a simple puree of onion, edamame and chicken stock -- is no exception.

Total: 45 mins

Sweet Potato Barley Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

3 Things to Make With...Edamame

Just look at that edamame -- so lustrous and green, it has to be good for you, right? Right. Edamame (a.k.a., soy beans) is packed, packed, packed with healthy stuff, from antioxidants and isoflavones, both of which help fight heart disease and certain cancers, to vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber (it's even got anti-inflammatory properties, which can alleviate arthritis pain).

Citrusy Edamame

Parents

Fresh soybeans (edamame) are seasoned with dill and orange peel in this healthy side dish recipe.

Three Bean Salad With Edamame

Stevia In The Raw®

Edamame, black, and red beans give this popular side-salad enough protein to serve as a meatless main dish. Replacing the sugar used in the dressing with Stevia In The Raw cuts down on calories and carbs.

Herbed Frittata with Edamame

Better Homes and Gardens

Turn on the broiler to prepare this twist on an Italian omelet that uses shelled sweet soybeans and a blend of Italian cheeses in the recipe.

Total: 20 mins

Edamame Fried Rice

Vegetarian Times

30 minutes or fewer. Cold precooked rice is best for stir-fried rice dishes, so it's smart to make a little extra when you're boiling rice for other meals. Brown rice is used here, but basmati or jasmine rice are delicious alternatives.

Smashed Peas with Ricotta Toasts

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 30 mins

Sweet Bean Pilaf

Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh green soybeans are tender and sweet with a nutty flavor that complements many grains. Try this colorful pilaf as a filling for cooked winter squash, sweet peppers, apples, or pears. The healthful recipe has almost 20 grams of fiber per serving.

Total: 25 mins

Edamame Rice Bowls

Vegetarian Times

Shelled edamame (soybeans), aren't just for Asian dishes. Here, they add fresh, subtle flavor to a warm rice salad studded with dried cranberries and olives. For a speedier supper, use instant brown rice in the recipe.

Edamame Succotash

Family Circle

Replace the traditional lima beans with healthy edamame in this twist on the well-loved side-dish recipe.

Tri-Color Vegetable Saute

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 45 mins

Edamame Succotash

Vegetarian Times

Fresh green soybeans, called edamame, have a sweet, nutty flavor. They offer a great variation on this classic dish, standing in for the traditional lima beans. Edamame are available frozen and fresh, in the pod and shelled. Look for them in large supermarkets, natural food stores or Asian markets. For a great twist, serve the succotash in hollowed-out tomatoes. If you're using frozen edamame, make it according to package directions, omitting any salt. Drain well.

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