img class=”imgrecipe” src=”http://www.stopagingnow.com/content_img/6459″ alt=”” />Edamame (soybeans) are a low-fat, high-fiber source of complete protein. They’re a good source of antioxidants and isoflavones, and can help improve bone strength and reduce your risk for heart disease. Plus, they’re really yummy! This is a good lunchbox meal. Or you can add shrimp to make it a main course.
8 oz. (about 2 c) medium-sized shell pasta, dried
2 c. frozen, shelled edamame (soybeans), thawed
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 T. extra virgin olive oil
½ c. grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition Information per Serving: 360 calories; 9.7 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 51 g carbohydrates, 18 g protein, 5.8 g fiber, 4 g cholesterol, 350 g sodium.
With shrimp: 420 calories; 10.6 g fat, 2.1 g saturated fat, 51 g carbohydrates, 29g protein, 5.8 g fiber, 90 g cholesterol, 450 g sodium.