2017-04-01 / Features

Strawberries, White Bean and Edamame Salad

The perfect healthful, tasteful dish for spring!

Prep time: 30 minutes

Makes: 4 Servings

A flavorful, enticing, mix of fresh strawberries, white beans and edamame in a light vinaigrette, nested on baby spinach and topped with crumbled feta cheese.


For the vinaigrette: 1 1/2 cups strawberries

1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup apple juice

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

For the Salad:

1 1/2 cups shelled edamame

1 can low sodium white beans (drained and rinsed; 15 oz. can)

1/2 cup red onion (chopped)

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

6 cups baby spinach

Directions 1 – Cook edamame according to package directions while preparing

remaining ingredients.

2 – Rinse under cool water and drain.

3 – In a small bowl, whisk vinaigrette ingredients.

4 – In a medium bowl, toss all ingredients except spinach and


5 – Serve on individual plates by nesting strawberry, white bean

and edamame mix atop spinach.

6 – Drizzle with dressing.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation; https://whatscooking.fns.usda.gov/

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