This citrusy edamame salad is packed with plant-based protein for sustained energy. It’s easy to make and uses affordable ingredients. The whole family will love this fresh and cooling meal in warmer months!
Edamame is a great source of plant-based complete protein to support growth and muscle maintenance. Avocado and olive oil contain healthy fats for heart health. Bell pepper and cabbage contain antioxidants to prevent chronic illness.
- Cutting board
- Large bowl
- Small whisk
1 1/2 cup edamame, shelled
1 can sweet corn, drained
1 small head of cabbage, green or red
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 cucumber, sliced
1⁄2 avocado, sliced (optional)
Dressing: 1 tsp sesame oil, 2 TBSP olive oil, 4 TBSP apple cider
vinegar, 1 TBSP orange juice, 1 tsp honey (optional), salt and pepper to taste
Feel free to omit vegetables or substitute them with what you already have! You can also add an extra protein source like grilled chicken or salmon.
Step by Step Instructions
Drain one can of sweet corn; Wash and cut vegetables
Defrost edamame in microwave if using frozen
In a large bowl, combine dressing ingredients and
Add remaining ingredients to the same bowl and toss
Enjoy! Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 5 days