Frieda's Specialty Produce - Edamame

Overview

What is Edamame?

  • Edamame has a long history in many Asian cultures as an hors d’oeuvre. Japan has been consuming Edamame for over 400 years. This ready-to-eat soybean is a better tasting, more nutritious substitute for lima beans. Frieda’s Edamame are par-boiled and ready to enjoy right out of the package. Simply heat and serve. Available in two varieties: pre-shelled or in the pod.

How to Eat

  • For an easy appetizer, serve warmed pods sprinkled with coarse salt. Then pop the peas into your mouth and discard the pods. You can also use the shelled soybeans in salads, succotash or even purée to make Edamame hummus.

Health Benefits

  • Excellent source of soy protein and a good source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Avoid Edamame that are yellow.

How to Store

  • Keep refrigerated and use by expiration date on package.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of Thailand

Recipes

Chile-Roasted Edamame

Chile Roasted Edamame Ingredients 1 10-ounce package Frieda’s Edamame (in pods) rinsed 2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil 1/4 teaspoon dried basil, crushed 1/2 teaspoon chile powder 1/4 teaspoon onion salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon … Continue reading