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Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: A Spicy Snack.  Mix a ½ cup cooked and shelled edamame with a pinch of salt and a ½ teaspoon (more/less to adjust spice level) of ground cayenne pepper.  This spicy snack is a great afternoon pick-me-up! Fruits And Veggies More Matters.orgA Spicy Snack. Mix a ½ cup cooked and shelled edamame with a pinch of salt and a ½ teaspoon (more/less to adjust spice level) of ground cayenne pepper. This spicy snack is a great afternoon pick-me-up!

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Right Out of the Pod. Eating edamame out of the pod is both fun and delicious.  Simply steam then toss with a pinch of course salt.  Serve with a bowl for the shells and enjoy! Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Right Out of the Pod. Eating edamame out of the pod is both fun and delicious. Simply steam then toss with a pinch of course salt. Serve with a bowl for the shells and enjoy!

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Wrap ‘em!  In a medium bowl, toss a ½ cup of shelled edamame with a tablespoon of red onion and ¼ cup each of shredded carrots and diced cucumber. Add 2 tablespoons of light balsamic vinaigrette and toss.  Place the salad in a whole wheat tortilla.  Wrap and enjoy! Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Wrap ‘em! In a medium bowl, toss a ½ cup of shelled edamame with a tablespoon of red onion and ¼ cup each of shredded carrots and diced cucumber. Add 2 tablespoons of light balsamic vinaigrette and toss. Place the salad in a whole wheat tortilla. Wrap and enjoy!

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Soup & Stir-Fry.  To retain texture and color, add edamame to the end stage of soups and stir-fry dishes. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.orgSoup & Stir-Fry. To retain texture and color, add edamame to the end stage of soups and stir-fry dishes.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Succotash.  Replace lima beans with edamame in your favorite succotash recipe.  This side dish pairs perfectly with just about any lean protein. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Succotash. Replace lima beans with edamame in your favorite succotash recipe. This side dish pairs perfectly with just about any lean protein.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Rice & Beans.  Edamame is a great substitute for black beans or other varieties of beans. The soybeans have more crunch and pair beautifully with rice. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Rice & Beans. Edamame is a great substitute for black beans or other varieties of beans. The soybeans have more crunch and pair beautifully with rice.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Pasta!  Add shelled edamame to pasta along with a variety of seasonal vegetables.  Finish with a light olive oil, lemon juice sauce, and fresh parmesan cheese. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Pasta! Add shelled edamame to pasta along with a variety of seasonal vegetables. Finish with a light olive oil, lemon juice sauce, and fresh parmesan cheese.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Top Your Salad.  Add a ½ cup of shelled edamame to your salad for a boost of protein. Only 100 calories! Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Top Your Salad. Add a ½ cup of shelled edamame to your salad for a boost of protein. Only 100 calories!

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Blueberry Shrimp Salad Recipe: Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Blueberry Shrimp Salad. Edamame adds texture, flavor, and color to this flavorful Blueberry Shrimp Salad.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Green Soybeans: Dips & Salsas.  Edamame can be added to your favorite salsas for texture and protein.  Purée the beans with olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon juice for a quick dip.  Serve with whole wheat crackers. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.orgDips & Salsas. Edamame can be added to your favorite salsas for texture and protein. Purée the beans with olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon juice for a quick dip. Serve with whole wheat crackers.
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