Sautéed Edamame Salad

Sautéed Edamame Salad

Francesca Minotti is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and wellness advocate on a mission to help women find their own version of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

She loves to create healthy and tasty recipes in her tiny kitchen in Italy and share her life on social media to hopefully inspire people to live a more mindful lifestyle and find what makes them feel good. 
Besides her work as a health coach, she has a column on an Italian magazine and collaborates with brands that she admires. Today she has shared with us one of her healthy summer recipes. 

This super easy and tasty salad is the perfect side dish for any gathering or it can be a delicious quick lunch. The freshness and crunchiness of the salad, paired with the salty sautéed edamame is definitely a must try. 

Edamame are rich in plant based proteins, Vitamin B and C, iron and calcium. They’re also a great source of healthy fats and folate, which may help relieve depression. 

Ingredients for the salad:

1 head green leaf lettuce

1/2 head radicchio

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil

Salt to taste

1 tsp hemp seeds

Ingredients for the edamame:

100g frozen or fresh edamame

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 crushed garlic cloves

1 tbsp soy sauce


1- Sauté the crushed garlic in a nonstick pan with the oil

2- When it’s golden and fragrant, add the edamame and cover with a lid

3- Cook at medium heat for 10 minutes stirring occasionally

4- Turn the heat up and add the soy sauce

5- Let the edamame caramelize in the sauce before turning off the heat

6- Start assembling the salad washing the lettuce and radicchio and roughly chop it

7- Season it with the olive oil, lemon juice, hemp seeds and salt. Mix it all until well combined

8- At last, add the warm edamame and serve.