Broccoli-Edamame Saute

I dont have anytime to cook our lunch in the morning. I usually make more the night before and pack it up for lunch the next day. But some days after a long day at work, when it is almost impossible to get the dinner on the table, there is no way I can even think about lunch for the next day. On top of that, both of us work in industrial areas where there are nothing around in walking distance and will have to drive at least 10 minutes to get to the nearest Wendy's (where there are practically no vegetarian items on the menu except for yogurt w/granola and french fries).

So anyway this week, on one of my dog-tired days, I made this quick and easy edamame saute. I had chopped onions (left over from the day before) in the fridge and I used frozen broccoli, corn and edamame (fresh soybeans). All I had to chop was one tomato and that was easy.

I dont have anytime to cook our lunch in the morning. I usually make more the night before and pack it up for lunch the next day. But some days after a long day at work, when it is almost impossible to get the dinner on the table, there is no way I can even think about lunch for the next day. On top...

Broccoli-Edamame Saute

Summary

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  • Coursemain course
  • Cuisineamerican
  • Yield2 servings 2 serving
  • Cooking Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time20 minutesPT0H20M

Ingredients

Broccoli florets
1 cup
Corn kernels
1/4 cup
Shelled edamame
1/4 cup
Onion - chopped
1/4 cup
Tomato - medium chopped
1
Lemon juice
1tbsp
Cumin powder
1/2 tsp
Chaat Masala
1/2 tsp
Red chili powder
1/2 tsp
Salt
to taste

Steps

  1. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan, saute onions till transparent and slightly pink.
  2. Add broccoli, corn, edamame (thawed if using frozen), saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, cumin, chaat masala, chili powder and salt. Saute for another 5 minutes, dont let the tomato get mushy.
  4. Remove from heat, add the lemon juice and mix well.
Broccoli-Edamame Saute

Pack it up in your lunch box, warm it at work and enjoy.

Note: After reading Mythili's post track your wealth, I realized that we should be eating more fruits and vegetables. So this is a great way to enjoy your energy packed veggies especially edamame and broccoli.

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