Edamame Bread Salad

Toasted bread slices spread with a feta cheese and Greek yogurt mixture provide the foundation for this vegetarian main dish recipe topped with soybeans, green beans, and yellow tomatoes.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 6 mins
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Edamame Bread Salad
Ingredients
3/4
cup feta cheese
1/2
cup Greek yogurt or plain low-fat yogurt
2
tablespoons snipped fresh basil
1
clove garlic, minced
2
12 ounce packages frozen soybeans (edamame)
1 1/2
pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
1
Balsamic Dressing, below
2
cups yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
12
slices crusty country bread, toasted
 
Directions
  1. In bowl combine feta cheese and yogurt. Using fork mash into paste. Add basil and garlic, mash to blend. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate, covered, up to 8 hours.
  2. In saucepan bring 8 cups lightly salted water to boiling. Add soybeans and green beans; return to boiling. Reduce heat and cook, covered, 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool. Prepare Balsamic Dressing.
  3. Add tomatoes to bean mixture. Drizzle 1/2 of dressing; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, up to 8 hours. Toss before serving.
  4. Spread feta mixture on bread slices; place slice on serving plate; mound bean mixture on top. Drizzle remaining dressing; sprinkle basil. Makes 6 servings.
Balsamic Dressing
Ingredients
1/4
cup extra virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4
cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves
2
tablespoons whipping cream
 
salt and pepper, season to taste
Directions
  1. In blender combine extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, and fresh basil leaves; blend until smooth. Add whipping cream and blend to mix. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Nutrition Facts (Edamame Bread Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 474 kcal cal.,
  • 24 g fat
  • (7 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 8 g monounsatured fat),
  • 27 mg chol.,
  • 679 mg sodium,
  • 46 g carb.,
  • 10 g fiber,
  • 9 g sugar,
  • 22 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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