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Edamame 3 Ways

Posted on 01 September 2017

Edamame are a powerhouse of nutrition. Soybeans are one of the plant sources of complete protein; one cup provides at least five percent of all recommended daily nutrients except Vitamin D. Here are 3 delicious, healthy, and vegetarian recipes utilizing the versatile legume. Using a few of Amoretti’s premium ingredients, the flavors of each dish are guaranteed to make for a happy gathering! May the pods be ever in your flavor.


  • 1 - 12 oz package frozen shelled edamame
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup tahini
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp cilantro oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ¾ tsp ground cumin
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¾ tbsp dried oregano or 1½ tbsp finely chopped fresh oregano
  • ¼ cup Amoretti® Organic Extra Virgin Finishing Olive Oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooked, shelled edamame
  • ⅔ cup thinly sliced sun dried tomatoes
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • ⅓ cup feta cheese
  • 2 cups lettuce or greens (can sub arugula or spinach)
  • 8 oz unshelled fresh or frozen edamame
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp dried red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 fl oz soy sauce
  • 1 fl oz rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • ⅛ tsp Amoretti® Orange Zest Oil Extract O.S.
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds for garnish, optional


  1. Place edamame into a large pot and cover with salted water.
  2. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  3. Purée edamame, garlic, tahini, water, cilantro oil, lemon juice, olive oil, kosher salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper until smooth.
  4. Serve with pita chips.
  1. To prepare vinaigrette: combine vinegar, garlic, and oregano. Mix with a whisk or in the blender.
  2. Slowly add olive oil and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. To prepare salad: combine edamame, tomatoes, onion, olives, feta and vinaigrette. Let marinate 30 minutes.
  4. When ready to serve, toss or serve salad with lettuce or greens.
  1. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil and add the edamame. Bring water back to a boil; cook for 5 minutes or until tender, drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chili flakes and crushed garlic, sauté lightly for 30 seconds.
  3. Add edamame and stir to heat through, about 2 minutes. Add soy sauce and rice wine vinegar, stir 1 minute to coat evenly and heat through.
  4. Shake the sesame oil and Orange Zest Oil Extract in a small container until well combined. Stir into the skillet until well incorporated.
  5. Transfer to plate and serve hot. Garnish with sesame seeds.
Edamame makes a great appetizer and snack!

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