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College Cooking: Edamame Salad 

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Edamame salad is a unique blend of just a few simple ingredients! Coming in at about $15, this healthy salad will leave you, and your wallet, feeling light yet satisfied. Perfect for the summertime, this salad can be served both warm and cold, and is a yummy blend of bold flavors and bright colors.


16 oz. frozen edamame

1/2 cups of dried cranberries

1/4 cups of chopped, Fresh Basil

1/2 cups of Feta Cheese

2 tablespoons of olive oil


*Salt and pepper can be added to taste

*Add pine nuts if you would like

How To:

1. Boil water and then cook edamame according to package, usually about 4-5 minutes.

2. Mix all other ingredients together in a bowl.

3. Strain edamame when finished cooking, then add edamame to bowl of ingredients.

4. Stir together.

5. Serve warm, or otherwise refrigerate overnight if a cold salad is desired.

*Keep salad refrigerated if all is not consumed at one time.

About the author: Cait Phelan

Cait Phelan is a junior Broadcast Journalism major and Political Science minor at Elon University. She is an Elon Local News reporter. In her free time, Cait enjoys traveling, personal training and writing. Cait also works as a tour guide for Elon Admissions, and she looks forward to studying abroad on Semester at Sea this fall. She hopes to report for a news station after graduation in 2016.

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