Healthy Edamame Recipes

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

Staff Picks

Green Salad with Edamame & Beets

Rating: 3 stars 9
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.
By Katie Webster

Greek Salad with Edamame

Rating: 5 stars 6
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.
By Carolyn Malcoun

Kale & Avocado Salad with Blueberries & Edamame

Rating: 5 stars 4
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.
By Lauren Grant

3-Ingredient Teriyaki Edamame Sauté

Whip up this high-fiber, plant-based stir-fry for a quick and convenient dinner. Look for bottled teriyaki sauce labeled less sodium or reduced sodium to cut back on the salt without sacrificing flavor.
By Carolyn Hodges, M.S., RDN

Chile-Garlic Salmon Bento Box with Avocado

Rating: 5 stars 1
Keeping salmon in your freezer means you always have something on hand for dinner, and—bonus!—you can cook it from frozen as we do here.
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By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Peanut Zoodles with Edamame

A package of fresh zucchini noodles gets tossed with shelled edamame and store-bought peanut sauce in these 5-minute, no-cook vegetable noodle bowls. Because prepared sauces and dressings are commonly high in sodium, scan the label and opt for those that contain 150 mg sodium or less per tablespoon.
By Carolyn Hodges, M.S., RDN

Edamame & Chicken Greek Salad

Rating: 4.5 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.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Protein Bistro Lunch Box

Inspired by Starbucks' bistro boxes, this affordable lunch is easy to make and pack yourself. With high-protein ingredients like a hard-boiled egg, edamame and tuna, this bistro-style lunch will leave you feeling satisfied.
By Joy Howard

Super-Green Edamame Salad

Rating: 4 stars 3
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.
By Katie Webster

Cabbage, 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 sesame vinaigrette.

Edamame Lettuce Wrap Burgers with Peanut Sauce

Rating: 4 stars 5
Edamame make these homemade veggie burgers mean, green protein machines. Peanut sauce, curry paste and quick-pickled carrots give them Thai-inspired flair.
By Adam Dolge

Edamame with Ginger Salt

Add zing to convenient frozen edamame with easy homemade seasoning. You'll have leftover ginger salt—try a sprinkle on steamed or roasted veggies.
By Ivy Manning
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Inspiration and Ideas

Edamame & Chicken Greek Salad
Pack up this Mediterranean salad recipe in jars and bring to work for a healthy lunch or make a big batch for an easy, healthy dinner.
Edamame & Salmon Stir-Fry
One bite of this healthy stir-fry recipe and you'll start thinking about what else you can stir miso butter into.
Mediterranean Edamame Toss
Rating: 5 stars 5

Enjoy a superfood lunch with this light and fresh soybean-and-quinoa salad.