Healthy Edamame Recipes

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

Staff Picks

Greek Salad with Edamame

Rating: 4.75 stars
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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
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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.

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

Edamame Lettuce Wrap Burgers with Peanut Sauce

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

Edamame & Chicken Greek Salad

Rating: 4.75 stars
4
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.

Asian Tofu & Edamame Salad

Rating: 5 stars
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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
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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.

Low-Carb Cauliflower Fried Rice with Shrimp

This fried rice variation uses riced cauliflower instead of traditional rice to lower the calories and carbs. You can adjust the amount of chile-garlic sauce according to taste.
By Grace Young

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

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.

Mediterranean Edamame Toss

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

Edamame with Aleppo Pepper

With fruity undertones and a slight cumin taste, Aleppo pepper gives this healthy protein snack some satisfying flavor.
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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.

Easy Veggie Snack

This protein and veggie pair is an unbeatable snack to keep you on track and full of energy to power through your afternoon.