YIELDS :4 Servings PREP TIME: 5 mins COOK TIME: 10 mins  TOTAL TIME: 15 mins

Glass noodles are super versatile and so quick to prepare (no boiling required)! This recipe for Glass Noodles with Edamame makes a light, healthy, vegetarian meal.


7 oz glass (cellophane) noodles
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 ½ cups shelled, cooked edamame
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 fresh red chili, finely chopped
3 tbsp chopped cilantro, plus a few sprigs for garnish
3 tbsp roughly chopped fresh mint
3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
Salt, to taste

2 tbsp minced fresh ginger
4 limes, juiced
1 tsp peanut oil
2 tbsp honey
2 tsp tamarind paste
1 tsp tamari
1 tsp sea salt

Cutting board 
Large bowl 
Large skillet 


  1. Soak the glass noodles in a bowl of hot water for about 5 minutes, or until soft. (Don't soak for too long or they'll get soggy.) Drain and set aside.
  2. To make the sauce, whisk together all ingredients for the sauce and set aside.
  3. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat and sauté the garlic until it starts to turn golden.
  4. Remove the pan from heat and add the sauce and noodles.
  5. Gently stir together then add the green onions, chile, cilantro, mint, and most of the edamame.
  6. Return the pan to heat and toss until the noodles are well coated with the sauce and everything is heated through.
  7. Taste and add salt, if needed.
  8. Transfer to a large serving platter and top with the remaining edamame and the sesame seeds.
  9. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve!