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Roasted Edamame

November 9, 2017Recipes, Snacks


Edamame are green soy beans and are a great source of isoflavones or phytochemicals which have cancer fighting properties. These power foods are also packed full of protein, high in fiber, and low in fat. You can try this delcious recipe as a side dish or a yummy snack.

This recipe is from The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 16-ounce package frozen edamame (shelled, ready to eat)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In small bowl, stir together oil, basil, chili powder, onion salt, cumin, paprika and black pepper. Drizzle mixture over soybeans and toss to coat well. Arrange beans in a single layer in a shallow baking dish.
  3. Roast, uncovered, for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring once, until soybeans begin to brown. Serve hot as a vegetable side dish or cooled as a snack. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Nutrition per serving (1/2 cup)

Calories: 150
Fat: 7g
Protein: 11g
Carbohydrates: 10g
Fiber: 4g