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Edamame beans

Nutrient content per 100 g: 130 kcal Carbohydrates: 12 g Fat: 4 g Protein: 11 g

Fun facts

The health benefits of edamame beans: * In addition to being a decent source of soy protein, edamame is rich in healthy fiber, antioxidants and vitamin K. These plant compounds may reduce the risk of heart disease and improve the blood lipid profile, a measure of fats including cholesterol and triglycerides.

*It is low in carbs, relative to protein and fat. It also measures very low on the glycemic index, a measure of the extent to which foods raise blood sugar levels. This makes edamame suitable for people with diabetes. It's also an excellent addition to a low-carb diet.

Ingredients:

100 g edamame beans (soybeans)

with a pinch of salt


Directions:

Put 200 ml of water in a pot and bring to the boil. Take 1 and a half handfuls of beans and place them in boiling water. Boil for 3-5 minutes.

When the pods start to open, turn off the stove. Rinse the beans under cold water through a sieve. Place on a plate and lightly sprinkle with salt. They also taste great without salt.


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