Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus

April 21, 2018

Watch how to make this recipe

Blend Time: 2 min

Prep Time: 10 minutes

150 calories

Yields 12 ounces

Difficulty: easy

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained
  • 1 1⁄2 cups frozen and shelled edamame (green soybeans)
  • 1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
  • 2 pinches sea salt

Directions

  1. Cook beans first either boiling in water for 4-5 minutes, or microwaving for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add chickpeas, edamame, tahini, lemon juice, water, garlic, pepper and salt
  3. Cleanblend
    1. While blending use tamper to evenly blend the mixture.
    2. If the mixture is too thick, incrementally add small amounts of olive oil or water until fluid enough to blend.
  4. Use a spatula to remove from the blender
  5. Serve and garnish with olive oil, fresh squeezed lemon, and cilantro
  6. Enjoy with fresh vegetables, grilled pita, or crackers

This delicious hummus dip recipe has added nutrients from Edamame, young soybeans. Edamame is naturally gluten-free and low calorie, contains no cholesterol and is an excellent source of protein, iron, and calcium. It is an especially important source of protein for those who follow a plant-based diet. Edamame contains energy, protein, fiber, carbohydrate, various amino acids and low levels of fat and sugar. It is a good source of various minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc, copper, and manganese. Chickpeas, the classic base for hummus, increases the healthiness of this recipe. Like other legumes such as beans, peas and lentils, chickpeas are prized for their high protein and fiber content, and also contain several key vitamins and minerals known to benefit human health.



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