Edamame Salad

Do you need a quick lunch or an easy side dish to serve with dinner? This recipe features shelled edamame (soybeans) which is great source of protein and fiber. The additional protein and fiber will help keep you feeling satisfied.

Lunch idea: serve on top of lettuce with a side of fresh berries.
Dinner idea: serve as a side dish with tuna steaks or salmon (instead of potatoes, rice, or corn).

Learn more about the health benefits of protein and fiber for the management of blood glucose levels.


  • ½ cup shelled edamame
  • 1 tbsp tahini sauce
  • 1 tsp less sodium soy sauce


  1. Using a microwave safe bowl, heat edamame in the microwave for approximately 1 minute
  2. In a small glass bowl, whisk together tahini sauce and soy sauce
  3. Pour sauce on top of edamame; mix ingredients together until well combined
  4. Enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 168
  • carbohydrates: 11g
  • fat: 9g
  • fiber: 6g
  • protein: 14g
  • sugars: 1g

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.

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