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Edamame can be cooked in the microwave in minutes, and everything else can be purchased already cooked to save time. Triple the recipe if you want to use the whole can of beans. Have an apple with your lunch, and you'll get close to 45 grams of carbohydrates--and a nice dose of fiber.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2004


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

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1 serving (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cook edamame according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.

  • Combine edamame, shrimp, cannellini beans, cherry tomatoes, onion, and jalapeño pepper. Combine cilantro and the remaining ingredients, stirring with a whisk. Drizzle over edamame mixture, and toss gently to combine. Cover and chill.

Nutrition Facts

314 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 10.1g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 28.1g; carbohydrates 28g; fiber 8.2g; cholesterol 167mg; iron 5.8mg; sodium 803mg; calcium 94mg.