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Mock Guac (Edamame and Avocado) Dip

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Recipe by Chef Kevin Roberts

It’s true avocados are good for us — but in moderation because they are high in calories. Chef Roberts stretches the avocado with a purée of low fat high protein edamame beans.

Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 3 min.

Makes 8 servings (2 cups)

Nutritional Analysis Per ¼ cup Serving: 98 Calories, 6g Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 0 Trans Fat, 3mg Cholesterol, 5g Protein, 7g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 200mg Sodium.


  • 1½ cups frozen shelled edamame or frozen peas
  • 1 medium Haas avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1/3 cup light sour cream
  • 3 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 2 medium green onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon prepared salsa
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


    1. COOK edamame according to package directions; drain and cool. Transfer to food processor.
    2. CHOP edamame in processor. Add avocado, sour cream, mustard, green onion, lime juice, salsa, garlic and salt. Process until smooth.
    3. SERVE with baked tortilla chips or veggies.

Reminder: The ingredients in a recipe determine if it should be eaten every day, some days, or on special occasions. It's up to you and you doctor to determine what can be part of a healthy diet for you and any special needs you may have.

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