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.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
36 mins


  • ¾ cup feta cheese

  • ½ cup Greek yogurt or plain low-fat yogurt

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 12 ounce packages frozen soybeans (edamame)

  • 1 ½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed

  • 1 Balsamic Dressing, below

  • 2 cup yellow cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 12 slices crusty country bread, toasted

  • Fresh basil leaves

Balsamic Dressing

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar

  • ¼ cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves

  • 2 tablespoon whipping cream

  • salt and pepper, season to taste


  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

  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 (per serving)

474 Calories
24g Fat
46g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 474
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 679mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 31.9mg 159%
Calcium 313mg 24%
Iron 5.9mg 33%
Potassium 961mg 20%
Folate, total 463.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*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.