This chilled salad is an edamame feast! Edamame are soybeans harvested at the peak of ripening but before hardening. Full of protein, minerals and vitamins, this low-glycemic food is a must for your diabetes-free diet!
|2||large ears of corn or 2 cups frozen corn, thawed|
|8 oz.||cherry tomatoes, halved (about 1 ½ cups)|
|1||cup||frozen shelled edamame, cooked|
|¼||cup||red onion, diced (optional)|
|1||handful||of fresh herb of choice (mint, cilantro, basil, dill), roughly chopped|
|2-3||tablespoons||fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)|
|1||pinch||salt (or more to taste)|
|1||clove||garlic, minced (optional)|
- If using fresh corn, boil or steam ears of corn with water in a medium pot. Cook for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool. Carefully cut kernels off the cob.
- Add all salad ingredients into a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients and pour over salad. Lightly toss to combine.
- Chill in the refrigerator for an hour before serving.