Cilantro Edamame Hummus


Traditionally made with chickpeas, this hummus has a new twist using shelled edamame. Serve with pita chips or celery sticks.

Original recipe makes 8 servings


1 (12 ounce) package frozen shelled edamame (green soybeans)
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup tahini
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup packed cilantro leaves
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    5 mins


    15 mins


  1. Place edamame into a large pot and cover with salted water. Place over medium-low heat, bring to a simmer, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes; drain.
  2. Puree garlic in food processor until minced. Add edamame, tahini, water, cilantro, lemon juice, olive oil, kosher salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper; blend until smooth.


Calories: 201 kcal
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 16 g
Fiber: 3.3 g
Protein: 8.2 g
Sodium: 266 mg