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Edamame and penne salad with feta

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main ingredient: Edamame; Penne Pasta
Category Beans & Legumes; Pasta
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Subtype Salad
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; High Protein; High Fiber; Vegan


  • 4 ounces dried multigrain penne pasta 

  • 2 cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed

  • One half of a 15-ounce can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley 

  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (extra-virgin preferred)

  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped, or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 

  • 3 ounces low-fat feta cheese, crumbled



  • Boil pasta following package directions, except avoid the use of salt and oil. Once cooked, pour pasta into a colander, and run under cold water for 20 seconds. After 20 seconds, allow all water to drain from colander.

  • Using a medium bowl, mix the remaining ingredients, except the feta. Add pasta and feta to the bowl, and fold into mixture using a rubber spatula.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 320 cal

  • Total fat: 10g

  • Saturated fat: 2g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 8mg

  • Sodium: 453mg

  • Carbohydrate: 38g

  • Fiber: 9g

  • Sugars: 6g

  • Protein: 21g