What is Edamame?
Edamame are young soybeans that have been harvested in the pod, before reaching maturity. Edamame has a green fuzzy pod that is easy to peel back and remove the tender pale green soybeans from. Edamame is steamed before serving and each bean is roughly the size of a large kidney bean, minus the curve. The flavor is mild, green and nutty. Often salt is added and this imparts additional flavor. Edamame is served as snack or appetizer, cold or warm and can be found in many dishes.