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Edamame Hummus

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2009-02-14 Appetizer
5 40

Edamame are the seeds of fresh soybeans. This simple dip is a great way to add more soy to your diet.

  • Servings: 8

Ingredients:

½ lb Frozen Shelled Edamame
¼ cup Sesame Tahini
¼ cup Water
Juice of 1 1/2 Lemons
1 clove Garlic, minced
½ tsp Sea Salt or, to taste
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 Tbsp Fresh Mint
1 Jalapeno, diced

Directions:

Microwave edamame in a covered microwave safe bowl 2-3 minutes. Place all ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Taste and add salt to taste. Serve with assorted dippers; raw vegetables, pita crisps, assorted chips, etc.

Helpful Tips:

Doubles easily for larger groups. I served this at our last football party and everybody loved it. Edamame are green soy beans and are available in the frozen section of many supermarkets and natural food stores.