Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Superfoods, Super You! Summer Recipe Series: Chilled Edamame with Star Anise

Here is a tasty twist on a simple edamame snack. This week’s recipe in our Superfoods, Super You Summer Recipe Series is chilled edamame with star anise. The flavor of the star anise adds a delightful flavor to this protein packed snack. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen edamame (in the husks)
  • 3-4 cups of water, enough to cover the edamame in the pot
  • 1-1 1/2 tablespoons salt (to taste)
  • 3 star anise

Directions:
  1. In a small pot, boil 3-4 cups of water along with the edamame, salt, star anise
  2. Boil for 5-6 minutes without the lid
  3. Drain and serve or put in the fridge overnight to serve

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