Edamame Guacamole

Two appetizers I love in one dish – edamame and guacamole. This guacamole still has the incredible taste of avocado and is even brighter and creamier, which makes for a beautiful presentation. This guacamole is full of protein, heart healthy fat, and fiber. It’s also slightly healthier since you can eat just as much with a little less calories from the avocado. We had it with blue tortilla chips, but I would venture to say that it’s pretty awesome with cut up vegetables or as a spread on a sandwich.

  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 onion, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 jalepeno, finely chopped
  • Juice of 2 large limes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Put edamame, avocado, cilantro, garlic, onion, jalapeno, and lime juice in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until combined.  Transfer edamame guacamole to a serving bowl and season with salt and pepper. Stir. Serve with chips.

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