Article Published on Mar 10, 2016
Edamame is a super fun treat, but it’s so much more than a little sea salt side-dish. Edamame makes great hummus. Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!
- 2 cups cooked, shelled organic edamame beans
- 1/4 cup tahini
- 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon chopped or minced ginger, or 1/2 teaspoon ground dry ginger
- 1 teaspoon tamari
- 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- Black sesame seeds (optional)
- Combine the edamame, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, tamari, sesame oil, and olive oil in a food processor and blend until smooth.
- With the motor still running, slowly add the water and sea salt until the desired consistency is reached.
- Put the dip in a bowl and sprinkle with the black sesame seeds (if desired) and a few drops of sesame oil. Serve with brown-rice crackers.
Benefits of Edamame:
- Helps with depression
- Increases fertility
- Boosts energy level
- Increases bone mineral
- Helps with cardiovascular disease
- Less chance of obtaining age-related brain diseases
Make sure to always get organic and non GMO edamame either shelled or unshelled where available.
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