Edamame Soup With Feta Croutons



  1. In a saucepan cook onion in 2 teaspoons of the hot oil over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add carrot and garlic and cook and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add broth and edamame and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in thyme.
  5. For feta croutons, in a bowl beat egg white and the water until frothy.
  6. Place bread crumbs in another bowl.
  7. Dip feta cubes, one at a time, into egg white mixture to coat.
  8. Allow excess egg white mixture to drip off.
  9. Coat feta cubes in bread crumbs.
  10. In a skillet heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat.
  11. Add feta cubes and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, turning to brown all sides of cubes.
  12. Drain feta croutons on paper towels.
  13. Top each serving with feta croutons and thyme leaves.