Energizing edamame and rice shaker recipe

Try this protein-packed recipe that features a delicious combination of edamame, fresh vegetables and a hint of balsamic vinegar.


Serves 4-5

5 ounces almonds, roasted, slivered

3 cups edamame, shelled, cooked, tempered

12 ounces brown rice, dry

2½ cups water

2½ cups green or red bell pepper, diced, fresh or frozen

2½ cups frozen corn, thawed

2½ cups mandarin oranges, canned, drained

1¼ cups balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Prepare rice and let it cool completely. Layer ingredients into a pan or bowl as follows:

    • Bell peppers
    • Mandarin oranges
    • Edamame
    • Almonds

Drizzle with balsamic dressing or a dressing of your choice.


Calories: 405 | Total Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Carbohydrates: 70 g | Fiber: 11 g | Total Sugar: 9 g | Protein: 14 g | Sodium: 290 mg | Vitamin A: 47 ug | Vitamin C: 50 mg | Calcium: 75 mg | Iron: 3 mg | Folate: 182 ug

*From USDA Nutrient Database

Forward Food is a program by the Humane Society of the United States dedicated to providing resources to help dining programs choose to replace meat with protein-packed, plant-based foods. Through Forward Food, food service directors, major corporations, restaurant chains, chefs, dietitians and NGOs are using plant-based foods to grow a healthier, more sustainable food system.

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