Edamame Hummus with Garlic, Cumin & Parsley

By: Angela Keyser, HQO Marketing Manager

Hummus is a delicious, gluten-free snack that is easy to make and can be paired with a number of foods from pita chips to carrot sticks.  It’s also a flavorful spread to add to sandwiches.

Hummus is usually made with chickpeas and a variety of herbs and spices from Mediterranean to spicy Mexican flavors.  You can even make it with other bases like sweet potatoes, beets or edamame.  Here’s an absolutely spectacular-tasting recipe I learned from my days at The Soyfoods Council.  It’s so flavorful and beautiful, a great snack or appetizer to serve anytime of year.

Edamame Hummus with Garlic, Curry and Parsley

Edamame Hummus Ingredients copy

1-1/2 cups shelled edamame
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 garlic cloves peeled
1/2 cup parsley leaves
3 tablespoons tahini
3 tablespoons water                     3 tablespoons lemon juice

Step 1: Place edamame in microwave safe bowl w/ a tablespoon or two of water. Cover and cook for about 3 minutes.

Step 2: Place olive oil, garlic, salt & cumin in food processor and pulse until blended well.

Step 3: Add edamame, tahini, lemon juice & parsley to food processor and purée. Slowly add water until desired consistency is met.

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