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Edamame dip

Edamame Dip

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 10 ingredients

Perhaps you’ve eaten steamed edamame as an appetizer in Japanese restaurants. The young soybean is the star of this delicious green dip that will both let you snack and get all the benefits of soy....


  • 1 pound frozen shelled edamame, defrosted (see Chef Tips)
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 1 shallot, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup whole milk Greek yogurt (see Chef Tips)
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • Juice of one lemon, about ¼ cup
  • ¼ cup water
  • Chopped tomatoes, for garnish (optional)
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)
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Nutrition Facts


191 cals


11 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

4 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g


13 g


3 g


5 g


13 g


613 mg


  1. In a food processor, combine the edamame, garlic, shallot, yogurt, soy sauce, sesame oil, lemon juice, and water.
  2. Puree until the mixture is smooth. Serve with Baked Tortilla Chips, pickled carrots, or other veggies.

Chef Tips

Frozen shelled edamame are great to have on hand for adding protein to soups, pastas, and stir-fries.

For lower fat content, use 2% Greek yogurt.

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