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Edamame beans 毛豆 (máo dòu)

Edamame is the Japanese name for fresh soybeans, and they can be bought fresh or frozen at most supermarkets. They should be blanched or steamed before eating. If they come in pods, they must first be shelled. The beans are extremely healthy and are rich in protein and vitamins A, B, and C.

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