Edamame Salsa



 

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 12 oz. edamame, precooked
  • 6 oz. crumbled feta
  • 2 avocados, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
 

Nutrition

  • Amount: 1 cup
  • Calories: 220
  • Fat (g): 14
  • Sat. Fat (g): 5
  • Carb (g): 14
  • Fiber (g): 5
  • Protein (g): 12
  • Gluten free

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Directions

  • In a glass or plastic bowl, stir together cherry tomatoes, red onion, bell pepper, olive oil, salt, and lemon juice.
  • Stir in the edamame, feta, and avocado.
  • Stir in chopped cilantro.
  • Stays fresh for 3-4 days if covered in the fridge.


Cooking Tip

This dish pairs well with chips for a hearty snack, tacos, or eggs for a nutrient boost at breakfast. It can also be served over quinoa or just eaten straight from the bowl. This can be made ahead, simply wait to add the avocado and edamame until just before serving. Parsley can be used in place of the cilantro in this recipe.


Performance Fact

This salsa is great as an appetizer or snack. Edamame is a plant-based protein, rich in fiber, calcium, and vitamin C. Avocados provide a source of healthy fats and contain 13 grams of fiber per avocado! Tomatoes contain vitamin C, an antioxidant that protects against cell damage, and vitamin A, which is essential for eye health.