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Edamame-Garlic Puree

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups frozen blanched shelled edamame (green soybeans)
  • 10 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/4 cup soft silken tofu
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 176
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 5.2 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 13.8 g
  • carbohydrate 16.9 g
  • fiber 6.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2.8 mg
  • sodium 402 mg
  • calcium 95 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 2 quarts water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat; add edamame and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/2 cup liquid.

  2. Combine edamame, garlic, 1/2 cup cooking liquid, and tofu in a food processor, and process until smooth (about 3 minutes). Add lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and pulse to combine.