Edamame Salad

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Quinoa + Edamame Salad with Creamy Mango Dressing

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Prep

10 minutes

Cook

15 minutes

Yield

4

This Edamame Salad is healthy and so easy to make. It's great for a summer BBQ or potluck, and is completely vegetarian.

This Edamame Salad is an easy summer recipe that you’ll want to make for your next pot luck, BBQ, or even just for a healthy meal to enjoy all week. You get the healthy protein from the edamame, a creamy sweetness from the mango dressing, and can be versatile. Add in whatever veggies, protein, and grains you wish. This recipe will keep your gut healthy and satisfied!

Edamame Salad in a bowl

❤️ Why You’ll Love Edamame Salad

  • Versatile: Swap out the beans, veggies, grains, or any of the ingredients to make this Edamame Salad your own
  • Crowd Pleaser: Bring this salad to a BBQ or pot luck and watch the whole crowd gobble it up
  • Vegetarian: This Edamame Salad is vegetarian and vegan. Perfect for all dietary requirements and preferences
  • Gut Healthy: This recipe has gut healthy ingredients that help improve digestion, and keep your bowel movements 💩 and insides happy

🍲 Ingredients

Edamame – Edamame are a source of soy protein and are rich in fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin K. These are all things that help keep your heart, blood, and gut healthy. Edamame can be a healthy, protein-packed snack or addition into a recipe

Quinoa – Quinoa is a whole-grain that is so good for you. It’s high in fiber, great for digestion, and it’s a fantastic gluten-free alternative to some other grains. Quinoa can be added to salads, bowls, stews, soups, and so much more

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Dressing being poured on edamame salad

👩‍🍳 How to Make Edamame Salad

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions and set aside.
  2. Make the dressing: add all of the ingredients to a high speed blender and blend on high until combined and creamy. Add 1 tbsp water if needed to thin.
  3. Make the salad: To a large bowl add the cooked quinoa, cannellini beans, edamame, cashews, wonton crisps, chopped spinach, green onion, chopped cucumber and red pepper. Drizzle the dressing over, toss to combine and enjoy.

🪄 Tips and Tricks

  • If you love this salad, you’re sure to enjoy our Healthy Chicken Salad Recipe
  • Meal Prep: Keep the wonton crisps on the side and add to the salad when ready to eat (if you mix them in the salad and store in the fridge they won’t be crispy any longer)
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🗒 Substitutions

  • Quinoa: Swap the quinoa for your favorite grain such as pearl barley, brown rice, or whatever you love
  • Beans: You can swap the cannellini beans for any kind of beans such as chickpeas or kidney beans
  • Cashews: Cashews can be omitted if you have a nut allergy or you can swap it for another kind of nut


🗒 Best served with

👝 How to Store Leftovers

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What other foods are good for your gut health?

Fiber rich foods are good for your gut such as lentils and legumes, veggies, apples, etc. Other foods that are good for your belly are foods that contain probiotics such as yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and cottage cheese.

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Quinoa + Edamame Salad with Creamy Mango Dressing

5 from 2 votes
This Edamame Salad is healthy and so easy to make. It's great for a summer BBQ or potluck, and is completely vegetarian.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Asian-Inspired
Servings 4
Calories 562 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the salad

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (about 2/3 cup uncooked)
  • 14 oz can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cup shelled edamame
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted cashews
  • 1 cup wonton crisps
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 2 cups diced cucumber
  • 1 red pepper, diced

For the creamy mango dressing

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Instructions
 

  • Cook the quinoa according to package directions and set aside.
  • Make the dressing: add all of the ingredients to a high speed blender and blend on high until combined and creamy. Add 1 tbsp water if needed to thin.
  • Make the salad: To a large bowl add the cooked quinoa, cannellini beans, edamame, cashews, wonton crisps, chopped spinach, green onion, chopped cucumber and red pepper. Drizzle the dressing over, toss to combine and enjoy.

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Notes

  • If you love this salad, you’re sure to enjoy our Healthy Chicken Salad Recipe
  • Meal prep tip: keep the wonton crisps on the side and add to the salad when ready to eat (if you mix them in the salad and store in the fridge they won’t be crispy any longer)

Nutrition

Calories: 562kcal | Carbohydrates: 72.2g | Protein: 20.4g | Fat: 25.1g | Saturated Fat: 3.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Sodium: 1126.3mg | Fiber: 11.4g | Sugar: 17.3g
Review This Recipe Let us know how it was!
Rani F

5 stars
That mango dressing is amazing! Bookmarking this one now 🙂

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much hun!!

Joan Pieroni

5 stars
Nice and fresh! Great combination I left out the spinach but added some feta. The dressing was perfect

Maria Koutsogiannis

That makes me so happy, thank you Joan!

Mimi Rippee

That’s quite a salad! Nice and flavorful and hearty!
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Maria Koutsogiannis

Thanks!

5 from 2 votes

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