- unripe, green soybeans that are steamed or boiled in their pods.
Origin of edamame
1950-55;< Japanese eda branch, twig + mame beans
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Ideal Meal: Edamame and pomegranate seeds (wonderful for energy), paired with a whole-grain English muffin.
For Boockvar, the food that provides that magic combo is edamame.