Thursday, March 11, 2010

Family Bites: Roasted Garlic Edamame

roastedgarlicedamame I made this recipe up as part of the Newman’s Own Family Bites snack category. I had recently eaten some garlic edamame at a nearby restaurant, and thought, “I could make this.” This is not a thought I usually have at restaurants, but I was motivated enough to try because we always have tons of edamame in the freezer.

My girl will eat frozen edamame, because she doesn’t like to wait for me to heat it up. This gives me the shudders, so she usually eats the one she pilfered from the bowl while she’s waiting for me to steam them.

This was so easy, and really satisfied my late afternoon salt craving. I can be kind of a garlic fiend, so don’t think you have to use as much as me… but it does taste so good. She had no trouble finishing off the bowl so you may want to make a separate batch for yourself.

Roasted Garlic Edamame

1 cup frozen edamame in their shells
2 Tbsp salted butter
3 cloves garlic, minced or pushed through a garlic press
1 tsp Braggs liquid amino acid or soy sauce

· Heat butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat until melted and just beginning to brown.
· Add edamame and garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until edamame are heated through and garlic is browned.
· Add Braggs liquid amino acid and toss. Remove from heat and serve while still warm



the wicked noodle said...

This looks soooo yummy! I love edamame but I'll bet the garlic really puts it over the top.

Coley said...

I buy edamame often but never think to do anything but add soy sauce or salt! This sounds like a great new idea for me.

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