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Category: Appetizers

Honey-glazed soybeans

Honey-glazed soybeans
Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times

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Total time: 1 hour | Serves 6
  • 1 (1-pound) package frozen soybean pods (edamame)
  • Salt
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Step 1Cook beans in salted boiling water until beans easily pop out of pod, 6 to 8 minutes.

Step 2Drizzle beans with honey, then sprinkle with salt and cinnamon and toss lightly. Place under broiler and broil until honey caramelizes, or turns dark brown, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool and serve.

Step 3To eat soybeans, open pods like peanut shells and pop them into your mouth. Discard shells.

Each serving:
144 calories; 798 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 5 grams fat; 17 grams carbohydrates; 10 grams protein; 1.55 grams fiber
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