Inspired by the edamame dumplings appetizer at True Food Kitchen, I created this protein rich pasta dinner with a light green sauce made with edamame beans.
Did you know there’s spaghetti made out of edamame now? I used wheat noodles, but I think it would be fun to try them in this dish; they’re gluten-free and have a mild edamame flavor.
Watch How to Make Edamame Pasta with Ginger, Miso, and Truffle Oil:
To make edamame beans work with pasta, it’s important to boil the edamame for just a few minutes in the pods and then remove the soft beans. This is so you can create a really creamy puree.
How to Create Edamame Paste
While I created a paste using edamame beans in the food processor, I think a blender would create an even creamier consistency. Once you puree the ingredients, it’s as simple as adding hot pasta water and tossing the sauce with your favorite cooked noodles.
I know it may sound like a strange combo, but this recipe really works because of the creaminess of the miso and how the ginger, garlic, and truffle oil compliment the light flavor profile of the edamame. If you have cilantro or sesame seeds, I think both would make a lovely garnish.
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