The snack: Incredible edamame recipes

July 16th, 2015 by | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Recipes for Runners | Tags: , , ,

You may have had edamame at your favourite Asian restaurant, but with these edamame recipes, you can include the young soybeans in your everyday routine. One cup of edamame is only approximately 190 calories, with 32 per cent of your daily fibre, 17 grams of protein and only 3 grams of sugar.

IMG_2946-copy1) Crispy chickpeas and edamame

Combining chickpeas and edamame makes for a veggie-protein packed snack. Eat them on their own or toss the mix on top of a salad or bowl of quinoa.

2) Baked parmesan edamame bites

This recipe is perfect for those times when you’re craedamame-16ving something breaded, deep-fried and totally sinful. Whenever you can, look for baked versions of your favourite fast food fried indulgences, your body will thank you in the long run (and on the long run).

3) Salad with black beans and edamame

This colourful bean salad serves up fibre and vegetarian protein. A great option for making ahead and doling out for lunches that won’t leave your tummy rumbling an hour and a half later.

4) Lemony and edamame and butter bean hummus

Looking to switch up your hummus recipe? This green hummus goes well with raw veggies or toasted naan crackers.

5) Asian quinoa salad

Edamame-Cranberry-Feta-Salad-5894Eat the rainbow with this colourful quinoa dish, including red pepper, cabbage, edamame and carrots.

Keep it simple and fresh with this summery salad. Ready quickly, this dish makes an easy side to any main.

7) Edamame cranberry feta salad

Elevate your edamame with olive oil, dried cranberries and feta for edamame-shellsgourmet side.

8) Asian broccoli salad with peanut sauce

Ready in 15 minutes this vegan dish can be a main or a side.

9) Soy and sesame edamame

A healthy snack to much on that’s ready in 5 minutes? Sounds good to us.

Quinoa Edamame - 310) Quinoa with edamame, parmesan and egg

This dish can be a breakfast, lunch or dinner, that’s how nutrient filled and versatile it is.