Edamame, Cranberry, & Feta Salad

I could spend hours in Fresh Market. Fresh flowers, colorful produce, unique products, yummy coffee tastings, large bins of raw nuts, seeds, and dried fruit, and the most scrumptious sushi eva. I find very cool ideas about food combinations and flavors just browsing the store.
Fresh, simple ingredients make a big statement. When cooking with quality ingredients the flavor cannot be topped. This recipe was totally inspired from a simple edamame salad in Fresh Market. It seemed just too easy to purchase the ready prepared salad, and I knew it would be more fun and rewarding to recreate it myself.
Visually this salad is appealing and perfect for a Christmas party. I love how the sweet tart cranberries contrast the salty bites of feta. Edamame adds a creamy texture along with protein and fiber that you can feel good about. Just combine 3 simple ingredients together and you’ll have an awesome show stopping salad for your next holiday gathering. I’ve made this for two parties this season and it’s been a big hit!
5.0 from 2 reviews
Edamame, Cranberry, & Feta Salad
Serves: 6
  • 2 cups frozen shelled edamame
  • 2 cups dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • freshly grated pepper to taste
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  1. Defrost edamame in microwave and allow to cool completely.
  2. Toss edamame and cranberries together with olive oil and pepper until combined.
  3. Gently stir in the feta cheese.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


  1. Molli says

    I bought this at Fresh Market last week and it was delicious. I looked at the ingredients label and saw I had pretty much everything (except the cranberries!!!) so I think I'll try dried apricots instead. I'm sure that will be delicious, too. Thanks for the measurements!

  2. TFM Deli Manager says

    @ TFM we do not cook the edamame. Just defrost. One ingredient that you are missing is the black pepper.

    • says

      I am eating it now, my first time .. the height of yummyliciousness! Does TFM use any items which were prefrozen or is it made fresh. If previously frozen can it be refrozen once mixed? The ingredients on my label also says fresh basil.

      • says

        Oh yum! I love basil, I bet that would give it a yummy sweetness. I am not sure how this would do if you refreeze because of the feta. I used the frozen edamame when making this.

  3. Rachel says

    I made this last year for a potluck and loved it! I was planning on making it for our annual Labor Day gathering, and it just occurred to me to add pasta to these ingredients for a yummy pasta salad!

  4. Bonnie blackberg says

    I made this and happened to have some lemon mint growing so added it and it worked perfectly since I had no basil on hand.


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