6 servings, 1⁄4 cup each (60 g each)
3 Qt./2.8 L Sauce Pan with Cover
3 Qt./2.8 L Perforated Basket
Janet Potts, RD, LD
Edamame is a large-seeded green vegetable soybean that can be served in the pod as a snack to be eaten in a manner similar to shelling peanuts. This healthy snack has a sweet, nutty flavor and is high in fiber, protein and numerous minerals.
pound, about 1 1⁄2 cup
edamame (green soy beans), shelled
tahini (sesame paste)
- Place about 3 inches water in 3 quart pan and place edamame in 3 quart steamer inset. Bring water to a boil water, cover and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. (or place frozen edamame in any skillet, cover and cook over medium-low heat 3 to 4 minutes, stiring occasionally).
- Transfer cooked edamame to an electric food processor and process 30 seconds. Add all remaining ingredients except olive oil. Process until smooth. While motor is running, slowly add in olive oil and blend untl oil is absorbed.
- Serve with raw baby carrots, cucumber slices, toasted pita bread or bagel chips.
- Excellent to use in tortilla vegetarian wraps.