Looking for a salad that's more than lettuce? Give this simple edamame seaweed salad a try! Edamame and wakame seaweed are tossed in a sweet, umami dressing with notes of fresh ginger, then topped with a sprinkle of crunchy sesame seeds. This salad can be served as a light lunch or a side with dinner.

Edamame Seaweed Salad [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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  • 3 cups edamame
  • 1/2 cup dried seaweed of choice, such as kelp or wakame
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds


  1. Boil your edamame for 3 minutes and drain.
  2. Soak the seaweed in cold water for 15 minutes, then drain.
  3. For the dressing, combine the green onion, ginger, rice vinegar, maple syrup, and soy sauce. Give it a good mix.
  4. Add the edamame and seaweed to a bowl, pour on the dressing and mix well.
  5. Sprinkle the sesame seeds all over the dish and serve.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 228 | Carbs: 28 g | Fat: 6 g | Protein: 9 g | Sodium: 610 mg | Sugar: 14 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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