Edamame Tacos with Chipotle Mayo

Edamame Tacos plated I love these Edamame Tacos with Chipotle Mayo. They came about during my time teaching Public Health Law at the University of Pennsylvania. One of the easiest ways to get lunch at Penn is from food trucks, and many of us eat from the trucks almost every day. So you can imagine how exciting a new truck is. New options, new everything. One of the new trucks that opened while I worked there was called Tyson’s Bees. It was Korean Taco fusion and it was really really popular. So popular that sometimes the line was so long that I couldn’t wait for tacos, even if I really wanted to. And one of my favorite lunches was their, you guessed it, Edamame Tacos with Chipotle Mayo. They were really simple and good and just enough spice and I realized that I needed to learn to make them myself. So this is my take on Edamame Tacos with Chipotle Mayo inspired by the original Tyson’s Bees truck. These Edamame Tacos with Chipotle Mayo, quickly became one of my all-time favorite weekday meals (especially in the summer). They are really quick and easy and light and refreshing. But in our house, we eat them year round particularly because the quality is really consistent throughout the year- the ingredients aren’t seasonal. They are also great for weeknights because you can keep the ingredients unassembled in the refrigerator and they’re ready to go at a moments notice. Thank you food trucks for your quick inspiration and home cooks, enjoy the Edamame Tacos with Chipotle Mayo.

Edamame Tacos with Chipotle May
Yields 12
Edamame Tacos with Chipotle Mayo are a light yet satisfying vegetarian taco option that's easy to prepare with store-bought or homemade corn tortillas.
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
25 min
153 calories
18 g
4 g
8 g
5 g
1 g
101 g
104 g
2 g
0 g
5 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
101g
Yields
12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 153
Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
12%
Saturated Fat 1g
6%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 4mg
1%
Sodium 104mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates 18g
6%
Dietary Fiber 4g
15%
Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A
66%
Vitamin C
23%
Calcium
8%
Iron
7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Chipotle Mayo
  1. ¼ cup mayo + 1 tablespoon
  2. ¼ cup sour cream
  3. 1 whole chipotle
Salad
  1. 2 cups shredded carrots
  2. 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  3. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  4. 1 tablespoon lime juice
  5. ¼ teaspoon salt
  6. black pepper
Tacos
  1. 12 ounces frozen shelled edamame
  2. ½ cup chopped cilantro for garnish
  3. 12 corn tortillas; store-bought or homemade (3 per person is just about right)
  4. lime wedges for serving
Instructions
  1. Bring a small pot of salted water to a boil. Blanch the edamame for a minute. Drain. Run under cool water until you can handle them. Edamame Tacos soybeansChop roughly. Set aside. Edamame Tacos chopped edamame
  2. Chop the chipotle very fine. Edamame Tacos chopped chipotle
  3. Mix with the sour cream and mayo in a small bowl. Set aside.
  4. Mix the carrots and cabbage in a medium salad bowl. Dress with oil, lime juice, salt and pepper. Set aside. Edamame Tacos cabbage and carrot salad
  5. Chop the cilantro. Set aside. Edamame Tacos chopped cilantro
  6. In a frying pan on medium low heat, stack the tortillas (I put all of them in at once). Turn them every 30 seconds or so until all of the tortillas have been on the pan surface. Keep rotating them until they’re well warmed.
  7. When the tortillas are heated, spread them out on plates.
  8. Put a spoonful of mayo on each one. Top with the salad. Edamame Tacos mayo and salad
  9. Top with the edamame. Garnish with cilantro and serve with lime wedges. So good. So satisfying. Perfect for the weeknights and easy to make-ahead. Grab a cold beer, or pair it with the Watermelon Saffron Coolers and and dig in. Edamame Tacos with cabbage slaw
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calories
153
fat
8g
protein
5g
carbs
18g
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