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Edamame cilantro with Pine Nuts

Description:

Quite simply, edamame is possibly nature’s ideal food. Edamame, also known as young soybeans, is a complete protein. It’s rich in fiber, and heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fats. It’s rich in plant-based protein, gluten-free, low in carbohydrates and is diabetes friendly. Most importantly, edamame tastes great and is fun to eat!

Serves: 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 cup, edamame, frozen, unsalted
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
2 tablespoon lemon, freshly squeezed
2 cloves garlic, finally chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup water

 Instructions:

1) In a small saucepan bring the water to a boil, add the edamame for 30 seconds, remove from the heat, strain, and add the edamame to cold water then set aside.

2) In a medium sauté  pan, add the olive oil and heat the pan.

3) Once hot, add the garlic and sauté  until golden brown.

4) Then add the edamame and sauté  for about 4-5 minutes.

5) Add the lemon juice and cilantro and continue to sauté  for about 1 minute.

6) Remove from the heat and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories 125, 6 g carbs, 9 g total fat (mono) , 5 g protein, 3 g dietary fiber

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Created by: Rebecca Benevides

 
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