Have healthy snacks on hand for this weekend’s big game with this quick and easy hummus recipe from the Be Fit Program. Serve with vegetables or whole wheat pita.
1 cup shelled, frozen edamame (soybeans)
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 garlic clove, minced
dash of Tabasco (or more, to taste)
2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
Place edamame in a small saucepan with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes (or until beans are tender). Drain.
In a food processor or blender, combine edamame with olive oil, juice, salt, garlic, Tabasco, and parsley. Puree until smooth.
Yield: 9 servings ( Serving size ~ 2 tablespoons)
Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Calories: 65 • Protein: 2g • Carbohydrate: 2g
Fiber: 1g • Fat: 5g • Sat Fat: 1g • Sodium: 270mg