Friday, February 4, 2011

Edamame Spread with Garlic Parmesan Toasts ~ Beautiful Wholesome Food

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For today, I'm simply sharing another way to enjoy soybeans...

This Edamame Spread would be lovely served along side a soft goat cheese and/or roasted red pepper spread...

Beautiful wholesome food.

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Edamame Spread with Garlic Parmesan Toasts

Ingredients:

1 package edamame (soybeans) steamed according to package instructions, removed from pods
1/4 cup heavy cream, warmed (more if you want a smoother consistency)
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt (to taste)
French baguette
Olive Oil for brushing on bread
1 clove of garlic peeled
Grated Parmesan Cheese

Place first 4 ingredients in a blender and blend to desired consistency.

Garlic Parmesan Toast

Preheat Broiler

Slice a French baguette into 1/4 inch slices on a bias

Brush both sides with olive oil

Broil on both side until beginning to crisp

Remove from broiler, brush bread a few times with fresh clove of garlic

Place bread back on pan, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese

Place back under the broiler, until cheese is melted and crisp
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18 comments:

Courtney said...

Oh, I just love edamame! The parmesan toasts look like they would taste wonderfully with this spread!

Andrea the Kitchen Witch said...

This looks delicious! And its not fair, cause I'm totally hungry LOL! What a great idea - like a green soy hummus. I bet its as delicious as it looks.

Jane @ Sweet Basil Kitchen. said...

Healthy, colorful and a great crunch factor with the toasts! Thanks!

Santosh Bangar said...

green colour of chutney is rucnhy and healthy

Marc van der Wouw said...

Looks very nice.....never heard of edamame? beans?

Katerina said...

This is great for a friend's gathering. It would go great with crostini or pita bread chips.

Mary said...

I really love the color of that spread. I fortunately am also very fond of edamame. I'll have to try this very soon. I hope you have a great weekend. Blessings...Mary

Joanne said...

I love this! Looks like guacamole or hummus but way more nutritious!

Simply Life said...

Yum! I would love to spread this on a slice of bread!

Chow and Chatter said...

lovely spread great way to use edamame enjoy the weekend

Magic of Spice said...

Oh wow! I adore this, and just look at that color...fantastic!
Have a great weekend :)

Pam said...

They looks delicious and what a great color with the spread. Way to go!

laurie said...

Love your photos...they always make me so hungry!

michelangelo in the kitchen said...

Wow, what a spread! Delicious and good for you! I almost always just boil endamame and now I have a new recipe! Fantastic and exquisite idea the parmesan toasts! Why did I not think of that before! Thanks for making this Super snack!

Rich said...

What a great idea for a spread - Healthy, delicious ... heck, even the color is fantastic!

Jenn said...

This looks lovely! I can only imagine how yummy it is!!

Alissa said...

Wow, wow and wow! Definitely trying this one!

blackbookkitchendiaries said...

this sounds so good:) and i love the pretty bright green color!