Edamame Hummus with Lemon and Thyme Cracker..the perfect appetizer for the holidays.

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Edamame Hummus with Lemon and Thyme Cracker..the perfect appetizer for the holidays.

This makes for a great vegetarian option for any holiday party. The recipes can be made ahead of time so you can spend time with your family and friends during the holidays.  Fire it up!!

Simpe, Easy , Done!

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Edamame Hummus

ingredients

1 c. cooked edamame

1/4 c. tahini

2 tbsp. lemon juice

1 garlic clove, peeled

2 T Thyme, pulled leaves

2 t. olive oil

salt to taste

Method

Combine edamame, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and Thyme in food processor.

Process until smooth.

Drizzle olive oil through feed tube, continuing to process until oil is fully incorporated.

Season with salt to taste and serve.

 

Thyme Crackers

Ingredients

1 stick butter

3 oz grated parmesan

1T Lemon Juice, and zest

1 ¼  c all purpose flour

¼  tsp kosher salt

1 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves

½  tsp freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons water

Method

Place butter in a bowl of an electric mixer (paddle attachment) and mix until creamy.

Add Lemon zest, lemon juice,Parmesan, flour, salt, thyme and pepper and combine. Add water as needed to form a ball of dough.

Dump the dough on a large piece of plastic wrap. Lightly flour and roll into a 13-inch long log. Wrap the log in the plastic wrap and place in the freezer for 30 minutes to harden.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut the log crosswise, with a sharp knife, into 1/4 to 1/2-inch thick slices.

Place slices on a cookie sheet, lined with parchment paper and bake for 22 minutes.

 

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