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Edamame Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy edamame pesto recipe? Learn how to make edamame pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by babeltastic

Makes 4 servings



http://theppk.com/blog/2009/10/07/edamame-pesto-a-totally-satisfying-low-fat-manifesto/

Recipe Ingredients for edamame pesto

2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup basil leaves
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
14 oz shelled edamame, thawed
1/2 cup vegetable broth
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast

Recipe Directions for edamame pesto

Place garlic and basil in food processor and pulse a few times to get it chopped up. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until relatively smooth, scraping down the sides with a spatula to make sure you get everything. Add a little more vegetable broth if it seems too stiff. Set aside until ready to use.
Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 154.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
178
Calories from Fat
68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.5g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
692mg
29%
Potassium
184mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
14.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
14.9g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 14% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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