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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat broiler. In a small saucepan cook peas and edamame in boiling water about 10 minutes or until very tender; drain. Transfer to a food processor. Add lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Cover and process until smooth, stopping and scraping down sides as necessary. Transfer mixture to a small bowl.

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  • In the same saucepan heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir about 1 minute or until tender. Stir garlic mixture and basil into pureed edamame mixture.

  • To assemble, spread toasted baguette slices with ricotta cheese. Arrange on a baking sheet. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until ricotta is warm. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Serve ricotta toasts with pureed edamame mixture.

Nutrition Facts

133 calories; 4 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 372 mg sodium. 79 mg potassium; 20 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 7 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 389 IU vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 40 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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