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Herb and spice edamame

This snack is wonderful warm or cold. Perfect to pack in lunches or enjoy while dinner is being made. Soy beans are a great source of protein and fibre and are an easy snack to enjoy with the family.
Herb and spice edamame
3 servings / 12 min 

Prep 5 min / Cook 7 min

Ingredients
  • 2 cups (500 mL) frozen edamame pods (soybean pods)
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) canola oil
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sodium reduced vegetable broth or water
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sodium reduced soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh basil or parsley
Directions
  1. In a saucepan of boiling water; cook pods for 5 minutes. Drain well and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic, chili powder and oregano and cook for 30 seconds. Add edamame, broth and soy sauce. Heat through, stirring gently. Sprinkle with basil to serve.

Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Reheat in microwave to enjoy warm.

Nutritional info per serving (1 of 3 SERVING)
  • Calories: 67
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total fat: 5 g
    Saturated fat: 0 g
    Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
    Fibre: 2 g
    Sugars: 1 g
    Added sugars: 0 g
  • Sodium: 215 mg
  • Potassium: 150 mg