Healthy Edamame Salad Recipes

Find healthy, delicious edamame salad recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Green Salad with Edamame & Beets

Rating: 3.33 stars
6
This big salad is a feast for the eyes and an everyday way to incorporate nutrient-rich beets and plant-based protein from edamame (green soybeans). If you're not a fan of cilantro, mix in freshly chopped basil or dill instead.

Greek Salad with Edamame

Rating: 4.75 stars
5
Edamame adds protein to the classic Greek salad: romaine, tomatoes, cucumber, feta and olives. Serve with toasted pita brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with dried oregano or za'atar.

Kale & Avocado Salad with Blueberries & Edamame

Rating: 5 stars
2
Bursting with nutrient-rich produce, this California-inspired salad is a delicious and satisfying way to get your vitamins. We love the unique combination of blueberries, edamame, and goat cheese.

Broccoli, Edamame & Cabbage Millet Salad

Trying to eat more whole grains? Try millet--a gluten-free ancient grain with a slight corn flavor. In this grain-salad recipe, the millet is tossed with a white-wine vinaigrette, green veggies and apricots. Serve with grilled chicken, fish or tofu.

Asian Tofu & Edamame Salad

Rating: 5 stars
1
Craving crunch? Bite into this salad loaded with crisp red cabbage, edamame, bamboo shoots, and chow mein noodles. This salad is slightly sweetened with baked tofu, mandarin oranges, and Asian sesame vinaigrette.

Super-Green Edamame Salad

Rating: 4.67 stars
2
Avocado, fresh chives and spinach are blended right into the creamy, bright-green dressing in this healthy edamame salad recipe. Pink beans are popular in the Caribbean, but you can substitute pinto beans or light red kidney beans if you can't find them.

Rice Noodle & Edamame Salad

Rating: 3.75 stars
4
Seaweed asserts its umami magic in this beautiful noodle-edamame salad recipe, which is perfect for a summer evening. Several types of dried seaweed are available in natural-foods markets--arame and dulse (sometimes called “sea vegetables”) are two of the most common. Snipped pieces of nori (the seaweed used for sushi rolls) would work too.

Mediterranean Edamame Toss

Rating: 5 stars
5
Enjoy a superfood lunch with this light and fresh soybean-and-quinoa salad.

Warm Quinoa Salad with Edamame & Tarragon

Rating: 4.11 stars
13
Quinoa, a super food from South America, is packed with protein and fiber. Toasting it gives it a slightly nutty taste, a complement to the walnuts and a foil to the lemony tarragon dressing. Try this salad over greens of any sort: fresh arugula, Boston lettuce leaves or wilted spinach.

Shrimp and Edamame Salad with Ginger Dressing

Ready in just 45 minutes, this salad is bursting with flavor and perfect for lunch or dinner.

Strawberry, Quinoa & Edamame Salad

The nutty flavor of red quinoa pairs beautifully with fresh strawberries, edamame, almonds and toasted coconut in this cold grain salad. Be sure to chill at least 2 hours so the salad can absorb the full flavor of the balsamic dressing.

Seared Steak Salad with Edamame & Cilantro

Rating: 5 stars
1
Look for prewashed packages of Asian-style salad mixes at your supermarket--their peppery, exotic character is great with this full-flavored steak and dressing. Look for fiber- and protein-rich edamame (green soybeans) in the frozen vegetables section of your supermarket. Use the leftover dressing for any salad later in the week.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Sauteed Chicken and Edamame Salad
Deli chicken slices and edamame are heated on the stove with vegetables and then served over baby spinach with light Italian dressing in this warm salad recipe. The broken, baked pita crisps sprinkled on top add a nice crunch.
Edamame, Vermicelli and Watercress Salad
Served on a bed of watercress and topped with a slightly spicy sesame dressing, this fresh-tasting edamame and vermicelli salad is a perfect side dish for whatever meat or fish you've got on the grill.

Edamame & Chicken Greek Salad

Rating: 4.75 stars
5

This healthy dinner salad recipe with cucumber, feta, basil and olives has edamame added for extra protein. Serve with toasted pita brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with oregano.