Edamame Dip with Pita Chips

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 76.6
  • Total Fat: 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.0 mg
  • Sodium: 60.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g

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Introduction

Works as a dip with pita chips, crudites, and also makes a nice and healthy spread for sandwiches. Works as a dip with pita chips, crudites, and also makes a nice and healthy spread for sandwiches.
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    3 whole wheat pita breads, split horizontally, each round cust into 1 1/2 inch wedges
    1 12oz bag of frozen shelled edamame (2 1/2 cups), unthawed
    1/4 cup olive oil
    2 tsp fresh lemon juice
    3 Tbs minced fresh basil plus sprigs for garnish
    1 clove of minced garlic
    1 tsp butter

Directions

Perheat oven to 350. Scatter pita pieces on large rimmed baking sheet. Aprinkle 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.

Sautee garlic in melted butter.

Place edamame, oil, and 1/4 cup reserved cooking liquid in processor. Blend until smooth, drizzling in 1/4 cooking liquid, sauteed garlic and lemon juice. Season with worchestershire sauce, hot sauce, and salt to taste. Blend in more cooking liquid if too thick. Add minched basil; pulse until basil is just mixed in. Transfer to a bowl and serve with pita chips.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEFSOPHIE.

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