Edamame are immature soy beans, still in the pod. They make a delicious and nutritious side dish. However, note that the pod should not be eaten.
1 pound frozen edamame, in the pods
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- Cook the edamame in the pods in salted boiling water until tender, 5 minutes; drain.
- Heat olive oil, red pepper flakes and sliced garlic cloves in a skillet over medium heat, 1 to 2 minutes.
- Stir in the edamame, some lime juice and salt.
Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:
- adjust the amounts of garlic and red pepper flakes to your own taste – this recipe is quite spicy as is.