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Minted Edamame Roasted Tomato Canapes

 
Minted Edamame Roasted Tomato Canapes
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Fresh soybeans (edamame) dip on crackers topped with a roasted cherry tomato. Perfect light tasting finger food when company is coming.

Yield

36

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

2

hrs

Ready

hrs

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

500 grams beans
frozen soy beans, 1 pound, or 1 1/4 cups, or sub. lima beans
cup mint leaves
freshly shredded, packed
*
3 ½ tablespoons olive oil, extra-virgin
1 clove garlic
minced
1 teaspoon lemon zest
freshly grated
2 tablespoons lemon juice
freshly squeezed
½ teaspoon salt
or to taste
36 each Whole wheat crackers
or more as needed
*
cup goat (chevre) cheese
crumbled, or feta cheese, optional
*
For oven dried tomatoes:
2 cups cherry tomatoes
halved
1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic
or to your own taste, minced
1 pinch salt and black pepper
*
1 pinch cayenne pepper
*
1 pinch sugar
*

Directions

For the oven-dried tomatoes:

Toss together tomatoes, oil, salt, pepper and sugar.

Bake, cut-side up, on parchment papper-lined baking sheet in 300 F degrees. oven until shrivelled and dry in centre, about 2 hours, it can be made in advance, then turn off the oven, and let tomatoes stay in the war oven overnight.

Meanwhile, in small saucepan of boiling water, cook frozen soy beans until tender, 4 to 6 minutes.

Drain, reserving ¼ cup of the cooking water, let cool.

Rinse cooked soy beans under cold water, transfer to food processor.

Add half of the mint, oil, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and reserved cooking water, purée until smooth.

Spoon generous 1 teaspoon of purée onto each cracker, top with oven-dried tomato, remaining mint leaves, and goat or feta cheese if needed.

Arrange on a large platter and serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

over 7 years

These canapes were great for appetizer. We served them when we invited my husband's father to come for a lunch, and he loved them and couldn't stop eating these delicious canapes. He said just having these would be enough, no need to cook other course. The oven dried tomatoes were absolutely a killer, they were a little bit chewy but you could still feel the juicy; and because of the slow and long roasting, the flavor had been concentrated so much, so every bite was like a delicious explosion happing in your mouth. The mixture of the soy bean paste was creamy, smooth and perfectly balanced with the tomato and crackers. These small treats are good for appetizer or snack, they definitely will impress you!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 27g (1.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 3356% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 91mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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