Edamame Stir-Fry

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Our Edamame Stir-fry recipe is a tasty, well-balanced meal that covers all the bases for a quick and healthy dish. A stir-fry is the perfect solution when you are in a time crunch and want a flavor-packed, versatile, and customizable meal. As an added bonus, it also allows you to use up any veggies sitting in your fridge just waiting to be cooked. The vibrant edamame provides a boost of tasty plant-based protein that pairs well with the tasty sauce of garlic, ginger, lemon, and a touch of soy sauce. This delicious one-pan recipe makes for a fast and fulfilling meal.

Edamame Stir-Fry

Serves 2


  • 1 tbsp high-heat oil (avocado, coconut, sunflower)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 head of broccoli, cut into small florets or 1 bag of frozen broccoli thawed*
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (ideally around 15 minutes before use, to maximize health benefits)
  • 1 tsp ginger powder or fresh ginger
  • 1 cup edamame
  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce, tamari, or coconut aminos
  • ½ lemon, juiced, or 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 cups cooked rice or soba noodles
  • Garnish: green onions and sesame seeds

*You can use any fresh or frozen vegetables you have on hand (greens, cauliflower, carrots, zucchini, mixed vegetables, green beans)


  1. Cook the rice or soba noodles according to package directions and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil over medium to high heat.
  3. Add the onion and cook for 2 minutes until just beginning to brown on the edges.
  4. Add the broccoli and bell pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring regularly and adding water one tablespoon at a time if sticking occurs.
  5. Add the garlic, ginger, and edamame and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add the soy sauce and lemon juice and rice or noodles. Continue cooking for 2-3 minutes, stirring to combine evenly.
  7. Divide between two bowls and sprinkle with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.

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