Frozen edamame are a delicious and convenient way to get more protein into your diet. For this recipe, garlic and red pepper flakes are quickly toasted in olive oil then tossed with the cooked edamame for a spicy, healthful kick.
Cook 1 pound frozen edamame in the pods in salted boiling water until tender, 5 minutes; drain. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes and 2 sliced garlic cloves in a skillet over medium heat, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the edamame, some lime juice and salt.