Recipes: Edamame

Edamame recipes from our Agriculture Supported Communities program.

Chile-Garlic Edamame

1 pound edamame in the pods
1 tbsp olive oil
¼ tsp red pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic.

Cook 1 pound of edamame in the pods in salted boiling water until tender, about 5 minutes. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil, ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes and 2 sliced garlic cloves in a skillet over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the edamame, some lime juice and salt.

Edamame Succotash Salad
Adapted from Real Food For Healthy Kids

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 pound shelled edamame (soybeans)
3 cups fresh-cut corn kernels from about 4 ears or 1 pound frozen corn, thawed
2 large ripe plum tomatoes, diced
1- 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup minced fresh chives or basil

Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring often, until softened but not browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the edamame and corn and cook, turning often, until heated through, about 7 minutes. Stir in the tomato, salt and pepper. Let cool and then chill if packing in a lunch box. When ready to serve, stir in the chives or basil.

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