Recipe: Edamame Hummus
Edamame, or green soybeans, are available shelled or fully cooked in pods in the produce and frozen vegetable sections of supermarkets.
Edamame, or green soybeans, are available shelled or fully cooked in pods in the produce and frozen vegetable sections of supermarkets. This is a delicious variation on the usual chickpea hummus — and even healthier. Serve with toasted whole-wheat pita chips or crudités.
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Although this dip contains a larger percentage of calories from total fat than we usually suggest, it is primarily in the form of monounsaturated fat. Your heart also will reap the benefit of added soy protein from the edamame.
Makes eight servings of three tablespoons each
Total fat 5 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary fiber 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Potassium 40 mg
Source: Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook (© 2007 Broadway Books)