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Edamame Hummus

This Edamame Hummus is somewhat of a wonder food.  It’s unbelievably simple, easy to make, and tastes phenomenal.  It packs a nutritious and satisfying punch.  Stays fresh in the fridge for days, so feel free to whip up a big batch to share and enjoy!

Edamame Hummus with Tortilla Chips

If you read my emotional cookie post yesterday, at least you were rewarded with a ridiculously delish recipe.

I’m back today to say Hooray, I made it through the first day of school.  What I mean is I made it through my boys’ first day back to school.

That’s 2 down and 1 left to go.  Kindergarten doesn’t start for another day, so I’m relishing this one on one time with my Littlest Little. If you have to hear a bit more emo from me on Thursday, I promise to compensate with a really fab recipe. 🙂

I was mistaken if I thought I’d have spare time to sit around and be sad after my big boys rode off in that school bus.  The day was a whirlwind of marathon training, running errands, cooking, and photography. It actually shocked me a little when that school bus returned with my loud and excited boys.  So soon?

So much for spare time.  No, there won’t be any fancy shmancy cooking for me…

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No, there won’t be Bruschetta with Roquefort Cheese and Peppers nor any other type of bruschetta on the snack table when the Littles come running home.

But this I can do.  Easy, simple, and healthy snacks like this phenomenal Edamame Hummus.  This is totally manageable.

I pretty much toss some great ingredients into my food processor and watch the magic happen within seconds.

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In a blink, the Edamame Hummus is ready to be scooped out and into a bowl.  To be eaten whenever, wherever, however.

We love our Hummus with any variety of corn chips, tortilla chips, pretzel chips, or pita bread.  It’s super healthy, full of antioxidants, and unquestionably yummy. #healthyaddiction

The best part is that Edamame Hummus keeps extremely well, and can be stored in the fridge for several days.  Maybe even a week.  We wouldn’t know, because we devour big batches within days at our house.

Grab some frozen edamame and get blending.  Enjoy!

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Edamame Hummus with Tortilla Chips

Edamame Hummus

5 from 1 vote
This Edamame Hummus is simple, healthy, and absolutely delicious. Make a batch, keep it chilled, and enjoy it with corn chips or pita chips/bread. It's perfect as an appetizer or finger food for parties or after school/work.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Amy Dong


  • 12 oz frozen pre-shelled edamame beans
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ cup tahini, sesame paste
  • ¾ cups water
  • ½ cup cilantro leaves, packed
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¾ tsp ground cumin
  • tsp cayenne pepper


  • Place all ingredients in your food processor or power blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Transfer to an airtight container and keep chilled until ready to serve. Serve with corn chips, tortilla chips, pita chips, or bread. Keeps well for several days.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 444mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 93IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Amerian, Mediterranean
Method: asemble

Source:  Chew Out Loud, adapted from allrecipes 

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