Show off your homemade skills during the next cookout with these two delicious spreads: Avocado and Edamame Spread & Homemade Hummus. Perfect for dipping with pita chips or veggies, these healthy spreads will have your guests coming back for seconds – just don’t let them double dip. 😉
Avocado and Edamame Spread Recipe
- 1-16 ounce package frozen shelled edamame
- 2 avocados - peeled pitted, and cubed
- 2 clove garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 2-4 tablespoons water
- salt to taste
Boil the edamame for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander and then rinse with cold water.
Combine the edamame, avocado, garlic, olive oil, lime juice, water and salt in a blender or food processor; pulse until smooth.
Serve as a spread on sandwiches or with pita chips as a dip.
- 2-15 ounce cans garbanzo beans I use reduced sodium drained and rinsed
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 4 TBSP fresh lemon juice 1 whole lemon
- 4 TBSP water
- 1/4 cup sesame seeds
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp paprika
Put all ingredients as listed in blender or food processor and puree until smooth and creamy.
Serve with pita chips or veggies!
2-15 ounce cans garbanzo beans (I use reduced sodium) drained and rinsed
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves minced garlic
4 TBSP fresh lemon juice (1 whole lemon)
4 TBSP water
1/4 cup sesame seeds
2 tsp cumin
1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp paprika
Put all ingredients as listed in blender or food processor and puree until smooth and creamy. Serve with pita chips or veggies!
A big thank you to my SIL Bobbi Jo for 2 more delicious recipes to share. Check out her Watermelon Mojitos for a fun summer drink recipe!