Appetizers & Snacks

Cook With Color: Miso Moringa Edamame Dip

Looking to shake up your lunch routines? Relish this light, savory edamame dip alongside your favorite crudités, or layer with crunchy veggies in a pita or wrap. Whether served up as appetizer, salad side, or sandwich star, this versatile spread will please your whole body as much as your palate.

In India, moringa has long been used medicinally. This nutrient-dense green food, best known for its energy-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties, adds a mild spinach flavor to recipes like this delicious dip.     

Organic India Moringa Green Superfood

Recipe courtesy of Organic India

Servings
Makes 1¼ cups (10 2-Tbs. servings)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen shelled edamame
  • 1 cup packed spinach leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 scallions, white and light green parts only
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs. Organic India Moringa
  • 2 Tbs. sesame or extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup miso paste (red, white, or yellow)
  • Dash cayenne powder (optional)
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Place shelled edamame in medium saucepan with 4 cups water. Bring to a low boil and cook, stirring occasionally, 5–6 minutes, until tender. Drain and rinse.
  2. Transfer edamame to food processor or high-powered blender. Add remaining ingredients, and process until fairly smooth, pausing to scrape down sides as needed.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 70
  • Carbohydrate Content 5 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 4 g
  • Fiber Content 1 g
  • Protein Content 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 190 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g