Strawberries, White Bean, and Edamame Salad
Source: What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl
A light and savory salad that is packed with nutrients!View Nutrition Facts
- 1 1/2 cups shelled edamame
- 15 ounces canned low sodium white beans (drained and rinsed)
- 1/2 cup red onion (chopped)
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 6 cups baby spinach
- 1 1/2 cups strawberries
- 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup apple juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
1. Cook edamame according to the package directions, while preparing the remaining ingredients.
3. In a medium bowl, toss all of the ingredients except spinach and vinaigrette.
4. Serve on individual plates by nesting strawberry, white bean and edamame mix on top of the spinach.
5. Drizzle with dressing.
Fruits 1/4 cup,
Vegetables 2 3/4 cups,
Dairy 1/4 cup
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How to Select
Choose fresh, crisp, green bunches with no evidence of insect damage.
How to Store
Remove blemished leaves, rinse, dry and refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes for use within 3-5 days. You can also blanch, cool, and freeze spinach in plastic bags.
How to Prepare
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