Edamame: Healthy Soy Snack (cont.)
Edamame are more than just a snack -- they make a great ingredient in recipes.
There are lots of recipes in the WebMD Weight Loss Clinic collection to which you can add shelled edamame, such as:
Here are a couple more recipes to help send you on your merry edamame way!
Don't let the list of the ingredients scare you. This is easy to whip up and very filling.
1 large egg
Yield: 1 large serving or 2 small servings.
Per large serving: 415 calories, 37 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat, 7.7 g monounsaturated fat, 4 g polyunsaturated fat), 229 mg cholesterol, 8 g fiber, 430 mg sodium (not including added salt). Calories from fat: 39%.
If your guests or family members don't care for olives, leave them out. This salsa is great with reduced-fat tortilla chips and as a garnish for quesadillas or burritos.
1 cup frozen petite corn kernels, thawed
Yield: Four 1/2-cup servings
Per serving: 190 calories, 6.5 g protein, 19.5 g carbohydrate, 12 g fat, 1.9 g saturated fat, 6.6 g monounsaturated fat, 3 g polyunsaturated fat, 1 mg cholesterol, 5 g fiber, 254 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 52%.
SOURCES: Journal of Lipid Research, September 2005. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, February 2005 and November 2004. Nutrition Reviews, August 2005. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2005; vol 143: pp 1-9. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2005; vol 90: pp 3956-3962. Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD, nutrition researcher, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa. Mark Messina, PhD, president, Nutrition Matters
Edamame recipes provided by Elaine Magee; © 2005 Elaine Magee.
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