Asian-inspired Edamame Dip with Crudite

A flavor-packed dip that's a perfect match for veggies! Naturally gluten-free and vegan, it's creamy, savory and a total crowd-pleaser!

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Asian-inspired Edamame Dip with Crudite

Savory, Creamy & Delish!

This Asian-inspired Edamame Dip is one of our go-to party dips!

It’s creamy (a hummus-like texture), savory, super flavorful with a mix of tamari, miso and lime and so delicious!

We first tried it at a friend’s house, left with the recipe and have been making it every since!

We especially seem to make it in the Spring and Summer as the bold flavors taste so good when paired with crisp veggies in a big crudite platter — perfect for entertaining!

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I always have some kind of big crudite platter along with other appetizers when guests arrive and this one is a crowd pleaser!

Last time I made it I doubled the batch so that I’d have extra for the next day, but it’s such a crowd pleaser and the entire thing disappeared before dinner was served.

I really can’t say enough about it!

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So let’s make it!

You need:

frozen shelled edamame

garlic

green onion

lime zest

lime juice

sesame oil

mayo (vegan, regular, canola, you choose!)

gluten-free tamari

minced ginger

white miso paste

and wasabi. (you can skip if you don’t want spicy but it adds a nice flavor!)

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Depending on your tastes, it can have just a little kick with extra wasabi and ginger or you can dial back on those ingredients.  The best part of making a dip like this is that you can taste it and add more of a particular ingredient if you like!

The first thing you do is boil the edamame and garlic so that they are tender-crisp — just about 6 minutes!

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While that cooks, I like to make the wasabi and gather the rest of the ingredients because once the edamame are cooked, you just put everything in a food processor!

If you’ve never made wasabi (and I hadn’t before making this dip)… it is quite easy! You purchase wasabi powder (I think I got some recently at Whole Foods) and mix water and let sit a few minutes, that’s it!

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Then place all your ingredients in a food processor and pulse until combined and creamy, stopping to scrape down te sides as needed.

Asian inspired Edamame Dip gluten free www.healthygffamily.comTaste, adjust with any extra wasabi or ginger and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Food & Drink Canada LCBO (no longer a recipe online that I can find to link to).

Hope you love it as much as we do!

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Asian Edamame Dip with Crudite
 
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One of our favorite dips, this easy Edamame dip is savory, creamy and perfect match to veggies. Feel free to add more wasabi or ginger depending if you want a little more kick. Recipe doubles well. Recipe adapted from Food and Drink Canada LCBO
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Recipe type: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Vegan
Serves: 6-8 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups frozen edamame, shelled
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and quartered
  • 2 green onions, whites and greens sliced
  • ½ tsp grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola mayo (use Vegan Mayo if desired)
  • 1 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free tamari
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free white miso
  • 1 teaspoon freshly minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon wasabi (can skip and still tastes great!)
Instructions
  1. Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil. Add frozen edamame and garlic. Cook for 5-6 minutes or until beans are tender - crisp. Drain in a colander.
  2. Set aside a few edamame beans for garnish, if you want.
  3. Add edamame, garlic, and remaining ingredients in a food processor. Pulse1-2 minutes or until smooth and well combined, scraping down the sides as necessary, Taste and adjust to tastes.
  4. Serve with vegetables or gluten-free crackers.
  5. Enjoy!
  6. Stores well in the refrigerator for several days.
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