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  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil

  2. 1 tablespoon butter, margarine

  3. 10 ounces frozen or fresh edamame

  4. 1/2 chopped sweet onion

  5. 1 chopped red bell pepper

  6. 1 can drained corn

  7. 1 stalk diced celery

  8. 1 chopped garlic clove

  9. 1 tablespoon fresh oregano

  10. 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  11. 1 fresh chopped tomato Lettuce leaves Salt and pepper

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  1. Directions In a skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium flame and once the butter is melted, add the edamame. After that, add the onions, saute for some time and then put the bell pepper, corn, garlic, and celery to saute all the ingredients together. Once the vegetables are soft and tender, coated with the butter and oil, put in the oregano and the cayenne pepper. Season it with salt and toss it well in the serving bowl. Sprinkle in the tomatoes and serve it with some lettuce leaves. More on edamame salad . Edamame Rice Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 chopped onion 1 chopped tomato 1 cup uncooked rice 3 cups broth or tomato juice 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 cup shelled edamame Salt and pepper Directions Heat a skillet over medium flame and cook the onions in olive oil till they turn soft and slightly brown. Add the rice and stir till the grains are coated with oil and cook for minutes. Then add the broth, parsley, salt and cook it for 15 minutes. Once the rice is cooked well, add the edamame till it is tender and soft. Serve it with some parsley topped over the rice. Edamame Beans Nutritional Value The following nutritional facts of the edamame beans are when they are frozen and unprepared. The calories in edamame beans are 110 cals when they are in their original state and the prepared beans have 122 cals. This is the only difference between the nutritional values in cooked and uncooked edamame beans. More on soybeans nutrition facts . Nutrients Units Calories 110 Protein 10g Total Fat 4g Total Carbohydrates 8g Dietary Fiber 4g Sugars 2g Potassium 482mg Sodium 6mg Health Benefits of Edamame Beans As mentioned earlier, edamame has many health benefits. It is an excellent source of low calorie protein which makes it a very famous vegetarian snack. It is high in fiber which keeps the extra cholesterol levels to satiate you. These beans also help reduce the risks caused by heart diseases, and lower the blood cholesterol levels. It is used as a protein source in place of meat and in turn enhances cardiovascular benefits. It is a good source of folate and vitamin K which are important for heart health. Another health benefit is that it has isoflavones that help to maintain bone density and are also a good source of calcium.


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