Soybean Hummus [RECIPE]
Be Fit Basics: Soybean Hummus
Adapted from Cooking Light
1 cup shelled, frozen edamame (soybeans)
3 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp kosher salt
1 garlic clove, minced
dash of Tabasco (or more, to taste)
2 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
In a small saucepan with water, add edamame; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes (or until beans are tender). Place in a colander and drain.
In a food processor or blender, combine edamame with olive oil, juice, salt, garlic, Tabasco, and parsley. Puree until smooth.
-Serve with vegetables or whole wheat pita.
Yield: 9 servings
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING (~2 tbsp):
CALORIES: 65 calories
PROTEIN: 2 g
CARBOHYDRATE: 2 g
FIBER: 1 g
FAT: 5 g
SAT FAT: 1 g
SODIUM: 270 mg