Edamame Fresca


Refreshing edamame salad that's light! Great with barbequed chicken.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 1 small red onion, chopped

  • 2 (12 ounce) packages frozen shelled edamame (green soybeans), thawed

  • 2 (14 ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 (14 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed

  • 2 cups seasoned rice vinegar

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley

  • 3 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place red onion in a bowl with enough water to cover; soak about 5 minutes. Drain.

  2. Combine soaked red onion, edamame, black beans, garbanzo beans, rice vinegar, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, parsley, ginger root, and extra-virgin olive oil in a large glass bowl, carefully folding to avoid smashing the beans; season with salt and black pepper.

  3. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

319 Calories
10g Fat
40g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 319
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 545mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 13g 48%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 78mg 391%
Calcium 225mg 17%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 1010mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.