Edamame Spring Salad

Source: Stacy Mitchell, RD, LD

1 lb edamame, shelled
1 cup water
1 cup bulgur, cooked
1 can (15-oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup diced tomatoes
ΒΌ cup garlic flavored olive oil
2 tbsps honey
3 tbsps apple cider vinegar
2 tbsps flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Place edamame in a bowl with water and place in the microwave on HIGH for two minutes.  Cool and drain edamame and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine bulgur, black beans, tomatoes and edamame.
In a separate small bowl combine olive oil, honey and vinegar.  Top salad with dressing and thoroughly toss and coat.  Top with parsley.



What a wonderful spring-time salad packed with nutrition!  Great source of protein and fiber!   Never tried bulgur before?  Loaded with nutrition and fiber AND super easy to cook!


Bulgur Cooking Instructions

1 cup bulgur

2 cups water

Bring water a boil and stir in bulgur, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. When cool, mix with vegetables and dressing.

Just that easy!

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