Edamame

Total Time
10mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
5 mins

One of my favorite annual treats from my CSA is Edamame, a fresh soybean that is a popular snack in Japan. Did you know that soybeans actually enrich the soil they are grown in? They enrich the body that eats them, too! :)

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • edamame, as much as you would like to prepare (I use fresh, but frozen is easier to find and works well)
  • salt

Directions

  1. If using fresh, strip all of the pods off of your soybean bunch and boil them whole in salted water for 5 minutes.
  2. (Start timing once the water returns to a boil) Drain the pods, liberally salt them, and then slip the seeds out of the pods directly into your mouth.
  3. Have a discard bowl handy for the shells.
  4. You may never want to eat potato chips again!