|Edamame, pronounced eh-dah-MAH-may, are baby soybeans. If you frequent Japanese restaurants, you’ve probably had them. The green pods are boiled in salted water and served whole as an appetizer.
These tasty baby veggies, generally served in the shell, are fun to pop into your mouth. And for a fun food, they’re awfully good for you. They’re the only vegetable that offers a complete protein profile equal to both meat and eggs.
It’s time to take edamame from the restaurant to the home. Seapoint Farms, which grows edamame in California, has national distribution of its frozen shelled and unshelled edamame (the latter are great to toss into recipes).
Enjoy edamame as a snack, appetizer or