Here is a great twist on one of my favorite snacks. This Edamame Guacamole is very easy to make and is packed with good protein and countless other benefits.
Yield: Makes 8- ½ cup servings
- 4 cups frozen shelled Edamame, thawed
- 1/3 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/4 cup warm Water
- 1 diced small Red Onion
- 1 cup diced Red Bell Peppers
- 1 cup diced Yellow Bell Pepper
- 2 tablespoons Lime Juice
- 1 minced Jalapeño
- 1 teaspoon Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 tablespoons chopped Cilantro
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
Purée 3 cups edamame, 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, and warm water in a food processor; set aside. Chop 1 cup edamame, and combine with red onion, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, lime juice, jalapeño, 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Fold into purée.
- Calories: 257
- Fat: 11 g
- Carbohydrates: 15 g
- Protein: 12 g
- Sodium: 515 mg
- Fiber: 1.5 g
The next time you are looking for a healthy snack be sure to give this recipe a try!