A Simple & Delicious Power Plate Addition! {Edamame Salad}

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Edamame (aka immature soybean) is an excellent source of protein, antioxidants, and fiber! You can find this vegetable in the freezer section at your local grocery store.  They are easily prepared by either steaming, microwaving or sautéing. Edamame can be added to soups, casseroles, stir fry, salads or eaten by themselves with a pinch of salt for a snack!  This simple salad recipe can be prepared in advance for a quick and easy lunch or dinner. Pair this with a side of fruit and whole grain bread for a simple Power Plate meal!

Ingredients:

•1 pound shelled edamame, shelled
•3 cups petite corn kernels (frozen)
•1 red bell pepper, chopped
•¾ cup green onion, sliced
•½ cup red onion, finely chopped
•¼ cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped
•2 tbsp fresh oregano
•1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
•2 tbsp Dijon mustard
•2 tbsp olive oil
•¾ tsp salt
•¾ tsp black pepper
 

Directions:

Prepare edamame according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water; set aside.

In a large bowl, combine edamame, corn, bell pepper, onions, parsley and oregano.

In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Enjoy!

 






Recipe adapted from: www.geniuskitchen.com

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