Spicy Lemon Edamame

Frozen edamame in the pod are easy to find in most supermarkets these days. This recipe will make them your new snack favorite on any Phase of the diet. While the edamame are best served warm, they can also be chilled for a take-along snack.

Yield: 3 servings ( Serving Size: 1 cup )
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  • 1 bag(s) 16 oz edamame, frozen in pods
  • 3 clove(s) garlic - large, smashed and peeled
  • 1 one lemon -2 large strips of zest, cut into thin slivers
  • 2 teaspoon(s) juice from lemon from above lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt, sea
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) pepper, red flakes


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine 6 cups of water, the garlic, the lemon zest, and red pepper flakes. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Cook, partially covered, for 3 minutes to blend the flavors.

  2. Add the frozen edamame. Return the water to a boil and cook, uncovered, for 3 minutes.

  3. Drain well and transfer the edamame to a serving bowl. Discard the garlic. Toss the edamame with the lemon juice and sea salt. Serve warm.
  4. Each serving is 1 cup.
October 2013

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