Preserved lemon toast with a creamy edamame spread

This is a great one if you can get your hands on some preserved lemon. If not, you can always use lemon zest. It truly is a perfect little snack and a great way to use edamame.

Here’s how to make it:

edamame toast

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  • bread of choice
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • olive oil

The edamame spread

  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cooked edamame
  • 1 tsp Japanese mayo
  • 1/4 jalapeño, sliced
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp preserved lemon, diced
  • 1 tsp chives


  • Coat bread in olive oil and cook on medium heat for 2-3 min per side.
  • In a food processor, combine edamame, cilantro, garlic, lemon juice, jalapeño, and lemon juice. Blend until combined. Then add mayo, salt and pepper and combine again. Scoop into a bowl and add chopped chives and diced preserved lemon.
  • Add spread to toast. Roughly chop pistachios and add to the top. Season with a little more lemon juice if you’d like, and then some salt and pepper (optional add red pepper flakes for a little heat). Enjoy!

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I’m Abigail, a creative director, home cook and content creator living in Brooklyn. I love making the easy stuff with a twist and yes, I eat a lot of toast. This is where I share my latest recipes, so please make yourself at home.