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Thai Sesame Edamame

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield

Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Enjoy a favorite bar snack at home in a matter of minutes. Salty and satisfying, edamame is a nutrient-dense, between-meals bite you can feel good about. Look for whole edamame pods in the freezer section of your grocery store

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 4 cups edamame pods
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 73
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 7 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 163 mg
  • calcium 5 mg
  • sugars 5 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 5 g

How to Make It

  1. Bring 3 tablespoons water to a boil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add edamame; cover and cook 2 minutes. Add brown sugar, oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper to pan. Cook, uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes or until liquid evaporates and pods are coated. Place edamame mixture in a bowl; sprinkle with sesame seeds.