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Looking for a perfect recipe for tonight’s dinner, or need something healthy and delicious to take to a friend’s house for a party? Crafted by our award-winning chefs, and built on the nutritional foundation developed by Dr. Cederquist, these recipes are exactly what you’re looking for!

Delicious Edamame Guacamole Recipe

Spare unwanted calories by swapping avocados with just one ingredient – edamame! This lighter version offers creamy flavors you love and is high in protein & fiber.

Delicious Edamame Guacamole Recipe


It looks like guac and tastes like guac, but it's better! Wait, what? We did not think that was possible either!

Unlike guacamole, this healthy recipe substitutes edamame for avocados to help you create a healthier version that is high in protein and fiber and low in calories and fat.

Sounds too good to be true? We thought so too until we tried it and now just cannot get enough edamole!

Create this recipe for your next get-together and tell us what you and your guests think! (Hint: don’t tell them it’s made with edamame.)

Edamole Recipe (Guacomole + Edamame)

Yield: 3 servings

Nutrition per serving: 120 calories, 5g fat, 10g protein, 9g total carb, 3g fiber

Ingredients:

• 2 cups of frozen edamame (soybeans), shelled and thawed
• 2 whole small limes, juiced
• 1 garlic clove
• 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
• 1/4 of a sweet onion
• 1 tsp cumin
• 1 tsp salt
• Dash of cayenne pepper

Instructions:

1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.

2. Serve with raw vegetables of your choice, including bell pepper strips, broccoli florets, and cucumber slices.

Note: If desired, add 2 to 4 tablespoons avocado for a more authentic taste (but a lot less fat)!

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Written By Sydney Lappe, MS, RDN. Published on January 27, 2016. Updated on August 30, 2021.

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