Edamame Hummus

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!



Edamame Hummus

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  • 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)



  1. Combine the edamame, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, tamari, sesame oil, and olive oil in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. With the motor still running, slowly add the water and sea salt until the desired consistency is reached.
  3. 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.

This hummus is great with whole wheat home-made pita!

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