Edamame Guacamole

Made with avocado and edamame, this guacamole variation is both creamy and fresh. Serve with raw vegetables like celery, carrots and radishes for dipping or alongside baked pita chips as a healthy snack or appetizer. Makes about 2 cups.

  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • 1 small ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1/3 bunch cilantro
  • 1/4 white onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 limes, Juice of
  • Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Put edamame, avocado, chipotle, cilantro, onion and lime juice in a food processor and pulse until almost smooth. Add enough water (about 2 tablespoons) to make a creamy consistency and pulse again. Transfer guacamole to a bowl, season with salt and pepper and serve.

Nutritional Info:
Per Serving:Serving size: 2 Tbsp, 50 calories (25 from fat), 3g total fat, 0g saturated fat,0mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 4g protein