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