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Tailgate Gourmet: Chef Wolfgang Puck’s Edamame Guacamole

Tailgate Gourmet: Chef Wolfgang Puck’s Edamame Guacamole:

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This week’s recipe of edamame guacamole comes from Wolfgang Puck Catering — and the result of including the fresh soybeans in guacamole is a dip that’s a touch lighter in taste and texture (and fat).

Edamame Guacamole

Serves 10 to 12

• 1 cup shelled edamame
• 3 ounces sour cream
• 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
• 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
• 2 medium-sized ripe Hass-style avocados
• Salt
• Freshly ground black pepper

Put the edamame, sour cream, lime juice, and olive oil in a food processor fitted with the stainless-steel blade. Pulse until pureed. With a sharp knife, cut the avocados lengthwise in half, cutting around the pit. Twist the 2 halves between your hands to separate them. With a sharp-edged tablespoon, scoop out and discard the pits.

Scoop the avocado pulp from each half into the food processor bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper and process until smoothly blended, stopping once or twice to scrape down the bowl. Carefully transfer the guacamole to a serving bowl. Serve immediately with your favorite chips or fresh vegetable crudités for dipping.

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