Edamame Hummus

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The best edamame hummus is lusciously creamy, yet somehow light and fluffy. It’s beautifully smooth and swirled, and begging to be scooped up onto a wedge of pita bread. It’s nutty and tangy, thanks to the tahini, with notes of bright, fresh lemon and mellow garlic.

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip, spread, or savory dish made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. The standard garnish in the Middle East includes olive oil, a few whole chickpeas, parsley, and paprika. In Middle Eastern cuisine, it is usually eaten as a dip, with pita bread. Wikipedia

Here are some of the nutritional value of edamame. Edamame contains around 12% protein, which is a decent amount for a plant food. It is also a quality protein source, providing all the essential amino acids. It is is rich in protein, antioxidants and fiber that may lower circulating cholesterol levels. However, it is unclear whether eating edamame has any effects on the risk of heart disease.

Edamame Hummus is low in carbs. It is suitable for people with type 2 diabetes, as well as those who follow a low-carb diet. Edamame is rich in several vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin K and folate. Observational studies suggest that soy-based foods like edamame may reduce the risk of breast cancer, but not all studies agree. Health Line

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Edamame Hummus

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Edamame Hummus

  • Author: Going My Wayz
  • Prep Time: :15
  • Cook Time: :05
  • Total Time: :20
  • Yield: 4-6
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
  • Diet: Diabetic

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Boil the beans in salted water for 4 to 5 minutes, or microwave, covered, for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. In a food processor, puree the edamame, tahini, water, lemon zest and juice, garlic, salt, cumin, and coriander until smooth. With the motor running, slowly drizzle in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and mix until absorbed.
  3. Transfer to a small bowl, stir in the parsley and drizzle with remaining oil. Serve with the suggested vegetables, or refrigerate, covered, up to 1 day.

Keywords: Edamame Hummas

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