Edamame Hummus

This hummus variation stars edamame, a great source of plant-based protein. Edamame Hummus is a fun, delicious twist on an old favorite. Perfect for an afternoon snack, on a sandwich, or at your next get together.

Edamame Hummus

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Keyword edamame, hummus
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Abbie Gellman


  • 1/2 pound frozen shelled edamame green soy beans, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 lemon about 3 tablespoons, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic smashed
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • Suggested serving: Sliced cucumbers celery, carrots, and peppers.


  1. Boil the edamame in salted (use pinch of salt) water for 4 to 5 minutes, microwave (covered) for 2 to 3 minutes, or thaw overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. In a food processor, puree the edamame, tahini, water, lemon zest and juice, garlic, salt, cumin and coriander until smooth. With the motor running, slowly drizzle in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and mix until absorbed.
  3. Transfer to a small bowl, stir in the parsley and drizzle with remaining oil.
  4. Serve with the suggested vegetables, or refrigerate, covered, up to 1 day.

Recipe Video

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Nutrition Information

Calories: 100
Total fat: 8g (1 g Saturated Fat)
Protein: 3g
Carbohydrates: 4g
Sodium: 87mg
Fiber: 2g

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