(WTNH) — Mary Lawrence, owner of Well on Wheels, demonstrates how to make an edamame and black bean protein power salad.
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Recipe: Edamame and Black Bean Salad
Whether you’re looking for a quick supper or an easy dish to bring to a potluck, this is the perfect recipe. The ingredient list is short and sweet, yet the finished product packs a punch of flavor, and it looks super pretty, too! Plus the soy bean is a complete protein, so you’re getting all 9 essential amino acids your body can’t produce. Enjoy this healthy, tasty meal on its own or tossed with pasta, quinoa, or rice to stretch it even further.
- 2 Tbl olive oil
- 1 Tbl tahini
- 1 Tbl Dijon mustard
- 1 Tbl lemon juice
- 1 tsp agave syrup
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1-2 tsp water
- 1 10 oz. bag frozen shelled edamame, thawed
- 1 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 10 oz. bag frozen corn, thawed
- 1 cup red onion, diced to the size of a corn kernel
- 1 red pepper, diced to the size of a corn kernel
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, tahini, mustard, lemon juice, agave, sea salt and enough water to make a smooth and creamy paste. Stir in remaining ingredients, and season to taste.