Up the Protein in Your Guacamole: Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly Recipe for Edamame Guacamole

March 16, 2015
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Delivering great taste, texture, and beautiful color

Delivering great taste, texture, and beautiful color

Guacamole, we know it, we love it, and we eat it year round at parties,  restaurants, and events. When guacamole is served the traditional accompaniment is tortilla chips. 1 serving of tortilla chips will run you about 140 calories and 6 grams of fat, but who just eats 1 serving of chips? You may ask yourself, “is there a way to make guacamole a more nutrient dense snack choice?” Normally guacamole is full of healthy monounsaturated fats but lacking on the protein. Not anymore! With this delicious Edamame Guacamole Recipe by B.Komplete, you can have all that avocado goodness with the added bonus of extra protein. The serving size for guacamole is 2 tablespoons. However, the typical amount consumed is more like 8 tablespoons. With the typical serving size in mind, the B.Komplete recipe contains 120 calories and 8 grams protein per 4 ounces serving. This makes it a healthy and filling snack when served with some vegetables like radishes, endive, and carrots. If you are craving chips, try whole-wheat tortilla chips to keep the snack as healthful as possible. 

Check out the video below to see how it’s made!

B. inspired, B. educated, B.Komplete!

 

 

2 Comments

  1. Joanie Rogucki March 24, 2015 3:26 pm

    Can you send me the recipe???

    Thank you,
    Joanie Rogucki RDN

    Reply
    • Beryl Krinsky, MBA, MS, RD, LDN March 24, 2015 10:31 pm

      Hi Joanie, Check out the video (link in the blog) and you will see the steps! Basically you sub out 50% of the avocado for an 8 oz. pack of frozen, shelled edamame (you will still use 50% fresh avocado). I season with a handful of fresh cilantro, the juice from 1 lime, black pepper and sea salt (to taste), diced white onion, and can top with chopped fresh tomatoes, and jalapeno pepper. Make sure you have a Cuisinart to blend it! I hope that you enjoy it!

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