Orzo and Edamame Salad

This simply fresh salad makes a great spring side. Edamame is full of protein so you'll find this salad to be surprisingly filling!

Yield: Serves 4

Orzo and Edamame Salad


  • 1/2 cup orzo
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen shelled edamame
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp canola oil


  1. Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Cook edamame in boiling salted water until tender, about 6 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. Transfer orzo and edamame to a bowl; cool completely.
  4. Meanwhile, to prepare dressing, whisk together lemon juice, lemon peel, garlic and salt until combined. Gradually whisk in oil until blended. Add dressing to orzo mixture and toss to combine.
Nutritional analysis per serving:


199 calories, 9.5 g fat, 7.5 g protein, 21.8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fibre, 150 mg sodium