10 New Ways to Eat Edamame

© Todd Porter & Diane Cu
By F&W Editors Posted January 15, 2015

You’ve probably had edamame before. You probably sucked the beans out of the thick, salted pods to stave off hunger pangs before a big sushi dinner. You might have even eaten the soybeans in a salad. But there’s so much more you can do with them.

You’ve probably had edamame before. You probably sucked the beans out of the thick, salted pods to stave off hunger pangs before a big sushi dinner. You might have even eaten the soybeans in a salad. But there’s so much more you can do with them. Here, 10 delicious, inventive ways to use edamame.

1. Goat Cheese-Edamame Dip with Spiced Pepitas 
Canned chipotles in adobo sauce give this clever, creamy dip an enticing heat and smokiness.

2. Chilled Edamame Soup with Ginger Crème Fraîche 
This silky soup is a simple puree of onion, edamame and chicken stock.

3. Creamy Risotto with Edamame 
This risotto was created with chef Jeff Smith’s daughter, Isabelle, tossed some Laughing Cow cheese into a pot of risotto. The cup of Budweiser beer is his own addition.

4. Creamed Edamame and Pear Onions 
For a clever riff on the classic creamed peas and onions, this dish also includes edamame and panko.

5. Sea Bass with Edamame-Rye Crust 
Sweet, crushed and sizzled soybeans make a terrific crust for flaky sea bass.

6. Edamame Fried Brown Rice 
Edamame is a great addition to this healthy fried brown rice dish.

7. Shrimp Tacos with Edamame Succotash and Avocado Crema 
Every component of these quick and easy shrimp tacos is packed with flavor.

8. Sriracha Chicken and Edamame Salad Sandwich 
This delicious Asian-inspired chicken salad is stuffed with spicy Sriracha chicken and healthy edamame.

9. Ginger, Edamame and Mushroom Stir-Fry 
Ginger really livens up this healthy vegetarian stir-fry.

10. Corn and Edamame Sauté 
This great vegetable sauté comes together in just 15 minutes.

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