Edamame Bean Dip

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Edamame Bean Dip

Edamame Bean Dip

With only 5 minutes of prep time, this vegetarian dip is quick and nutritious.


Ingredients: 

1 bag frozen, steamable edamame (shelled)                                                                  
1 large lemon, cut in half and juiced
1 green onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ cup warm water
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon low-fat plain yogurt
pita bread and/or fresh vegetables

Directions: 

  1. Cook edamame in the microwave according to package directions.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a blender or in a large bowl and blend or mash until creamy.
  3. If mixture is dry, add more water or lemon juice a teaspoon at a time until smooth and creamy.
  4. Serve as dip with pita bread and/or fresh veggies (cucumbers, carrots, celery) or use as a spread on sandwiches and wraps.

Servings: 

4

Prep and cook time: 

Prep time: 5 min.

Nutritional Information: 

Amount per serving: 144 calories; Carbohydrate: 9g; Fat: 9g; Protein: 7g; Dietary fiber: 3g

Recipe credit: 

Contributed by North Texas Food Bank