Edamame Wasabi Spread

Edamame Wasabi Spread image Image by: Edamame Wasabi Spread image Author: Canadian Living

This lovely green Japanese-inspired version of hummus is creamy and tangy with a slightly hot kick from prepared wasabi, which can be found in the Asian or prepared sushi sections of many grocery stores. Leftovers taste great as a topping for grilled fish.

  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2013

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen shelled edamame
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon prepared wasabi
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Method

In large pot of boiling water, cook edamame until slightly tender, about 3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain again.

In food processor, purée together edamame, lime juice, vegetable oil, water, garlic, wasabi, sesame oil, salt and pepper until smooth, about 2 minutes. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Makes 1-1/2 cups.

Nutritional facts per 1 tbsp: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 25 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 25.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Potassium 48 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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