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Fiesta Edamame Salad :rectnt *PIC*

Fiesta Edamame Salad

Colorful and flavorful, this salad is a fiesta in a bowl! Edamame are green (immature) soybeans, similar to baby limas, but with the nutritional benefits of whole soy. They can be purchased fresh in the pod in some larger produce markets. Some supermarkets, and whole and natural food markets stock frozen edamame, already removed from the pods and blanched, which can be added directly to recipes without further cooking. I prefer to boil blanched edamame for five to ten minutes before adding them to recipes, such as this salad, which will not be cooked before serving.

YIELD: 10 cups; 20 (1/2 cup) servings (BTW, salad will stay fresh in the refrigerator for several days)

Ingredients:

1 (16-ounce) bag frozen edamame (hulled green soybeans)
1 (16-ounce) bag frozen corn
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 purple or orange bell pepper, diced
1 small red onion, chopped
2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1 (6-ounce) can ripe olives, drained, halved or sliced
1 cup LOW FAT ITALIAN DRESSING (Val, the caps indicate that the recipe is located elsewhere in my cookbooks; however, you can substitute your favorite low fat Italian Dressing)
1/4 cup fresh minced cilantro
2 teaspoons minced garlic (4 cloves)
Salt (to taste)

Instructions:

In a medium saucepan, bring about 1 cup of water to a boil over high heat.
Add the frozen edamame and corn, bring back to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-high and cook for 10 minutes.
Edamame should still be bright and tender-crisp.
Drain and cool.
Meanwhile, prepare the tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, and olives, placing them in a large bowl.
Add the soybeans and corn.
Stir in the Low Fat Italian Dressing, cilantro, and garlic.
Add salt to taste.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or until thoroughly chilled, stirring several times to redistribute the dressing.
(Directions are also word by word from my book, but I have altered the format somewhat, to comply to Oz's wishes).


The closer a food is to its natural state, the healthier it is! In other words, usually, the less processed a food product, the better it is for you. Edamame, or green soybeans – hulled or unhulled – are soybeans in their most basic form – more basic than soy milk, tofu, or tempeh, which are still considered healthy, minimally processed foods; more basic than soy sour cream, cream cheese, and yogurt; certainly more basic than vegetarian meat analogs created from texturized vegetable (soy) protein, In Japan, where edamame is a popular snack, these tasty, nutritious beans are popped straight from their hulls into eager, waiting lips.

Per Serving: 101 Calories; 3g Fat (27% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 301mg Sodium.

This recipe and accompanying notes are from my cookbook, Amazing Meals I by LuAnn Bermeo, Lithotech, 2007. Please respect copyright by sharing recipe with its source. For purchase information, contact the author at luann6@msn.com.

Posted on KRT by LuAnn.

:photo by Val: Prepared salad at a recent family picnic.

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