Spicy Cilantro Dip
Keep edamame, or soybeans, in the freezer so this tasty dip can be easily whipped up for unexpected guests.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 6
- 2 cups edamame
- 1 cup low-fat sour cream
- 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- ¼ cup lime juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 jalapeño, diced
- 1 bunch fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 2 shallots, diced
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Combine sour cream, vinegar, lime juice, and olive oil and purée in a blender or food processor until smooth.
Add edamame, jalapeño, cilantro, red bell pepper, shallots, salt, and pepper to the sour cream mixture and blend to a chunky texture.
Serve dip chilled.
PER SERVING: Calories: 135 | GI: Very low | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g
Edamame, or soybeans, are rich in iron, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and many other nutrients. Buy edamame that has already been removed from the shell to save time during preparation. Shelled edamame can often be found in the freezer section at the supermarket.