Sweet Edamame Salad

Edamame, the immature beans of the soybean plant, make for a delicious and healthy snack. Easy to prepare and a common crowd pleaser, you can find edamame beans in the frozen food section of your grocery store, at Asian markets, and in bulk food stores like Costco.

Edamame are most commonly eaten by boiling and adding a small amount of kosher salt, but are increasingly being incorporated into new dishes. Salads are an especially easy way to include this addictive and nutrient rich food into your diet.

This sweet edamame salad recipe can’t be beat. Full of fresh vegetables and a sweet dressing, it is a perfect compliment to any meal.

Ingredients:
1 Cup edamame beans
1 Red pepper – diced
1 Small red onion – diced
1 Cup sweet corn
1 Large granny smith apple – diced
Salt and Pepper
Salad Dressing:
½ the juice of a lemon
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup red wine vinegar
½ cup vegetable oil
2 tbs honey
1 tsp minced ginger
Salt and pepper to taste

Prep Time: 12 min

Directions:

  • Add edamame to 2 cups boiling water and cook 3-4 minutes
  • Remove edamame from water, allow to cool
  • Squeeze out beans from pod and place in medium sized bowl
  • Mix in remaining cut/diced ingredients with edamame
  • In a small seal-able container, combine salad dressing ingredients and shake well
  • Pour dressing over salad
  • Top with salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve
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