Edamame Dip

May 10, 2012

Edamame (green soybeans) can be found in the freezer section of many supermarkets. They're a great source of protein (8 grams per 1/2 cup), so keep them on hand for this dip or for spiced edamame.

Serves: 8
Prep: 5 min
Cook: 4 min
Total: 9 min



  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 2/3 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

1. In a small pot of boiling water, cook the edamame until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain.

2. Transfer to a food processor along with the basil, oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and salt, and puree until smooth.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories 87.1 cal
Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 80.5 mg
Carbohydrates 2.9 g
Total Sugars 0.4 g
Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
Protein 2.1 g

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