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Recipe: Edamame Dip w/ Pita Chips

Posted by Aaron W. On 3/08/2010
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Active Time: 10 min
Total Time: 20 min


GOOD / BAD:

The Good: This recipe is very low in total calories, cholesterol and sugar.  It is high in fiber and lean protein.

The Bad:  Over 60% of the total calories in this recipes comes from fat, and some of it is saturated fat.

yield: Makes 4 servings
  • 3 pita breads, split horizontally, each round cut into 1 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1 12-ounce bag frozen shelled edamame (2 1/3 cups), unthawed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil plus sprigs for garnish
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350°F. Scatter pita pieces on large rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt. Bake until crisp, 15 minutes; cool.
Cook edamame in large saucepan of boiling salted water until tender, 5 minutes. Drain, reserving 3/4 cup cooking liquid.
Place edamame, oil, and 1/4 cup reserved cooking liquid in processor. Blend until smooth, drizzling in 1/4 cup cooking liquid and lemon juice. Season dip with salt and pepper. Blend in more cooking liquid by tablespoonfuls if too thick. Add minced basil; pulse until basil is just mixed in (do not puree). Transfer dip to bowl. Garnish dip with basil sprigs; serve with pita chips.

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