Edamame Quinoa Salad

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With plenty of fiber and protein, this healthy Edamame Quinoa Salad recipe eats like a meal when you top it with a bit of grilled chicken, shrimp, or steak. Or try this edamame salad recipe as a crowd-pleasing potluck side dish on its own.

Edamame Quinoa Salad
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup quinoa, rinsed and drained

  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame, thawed

  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed

  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan combine quinoa and 1 cup water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat; set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine the edamame, corn, cherry tomatoes, and cilantro. Add quinoa; toss to combine. Add lime juice and olive oil; toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

229 Calories
10g Fat
28g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 13mg 65%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Potassium 453mg 10%
Folate, total 179.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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