1/2 pound edamame beans still in their shells
7 cups water
1 tablespoon salt
Boil water in a large pot and add salt. While waiting for water to boil, rinse edamames. Add edamames to boiling water and boil for 5-10 minutes. Drain the edamame and serve warm or cool. You may shell the beans now or serve them in their shells.
Optional: sprinkle the shells lightly with additional salt. To eat, pick up a pod and suck the beans directly out of the shell.
Makes 4 servings.