The edamame gives this spread its green color and produces a good source of protein, with healthy fats from the flaxseed oil and walnuts to keep your mind and tummies satisfied!
Serve with baby carrots, celery sticks, and red peppers, or in a whole wheat wrap with vegetables and cheese.
1 cup shelled edamame (soybeans)
¾ cup California walnuts
raw ½ cup fresh parsley
¼ cup Stonyfield plain low fat yogurt
1 small garlic clove
1 teaspoon flaxseed oil
¼ teaspoon sea salt
1. Place all ingredients into food processor.
2. Mix until smooth.
Makes approximately 10 servings (¼ cup per serving).
Nutrition Facts per serving: 90 calories; 7g fat (1g sat fat, 1g mono, 4g poly, 0g trans fat); 0mg cholesterol; 4g carbohydrate (1g fiber, 1g sugar); 3g protein; 50mg sodium; 8% Daily Value (DV) vitamin A; 8% DV vitamin C; 4% DV calcium; 6% DV iron.
Stacey Antine, MS, RDN, author, Appetite for Life, founder, HealthBarn USA, director, HealthBarn Foundation, and recognized as top 10 dietitians nationally by Today’s Dietitian magazine for her work with HealthBarn USA.