edamame hummus | recipe


  • 2 tbsps of olive oil (not extra virgin!)
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • ~5 cloves of garlic, halved
  • 2 cups frozen edamame beans
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of tahini
  • 1 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1/2 Lemon juice, juiced
  • 2 tsp of cumin
  • Pinch of salt


  • Food processor
  • Saucepan
  • Measuring spoons (for measuring the tahini, olive oil and dry ingredients)
  • Knife and chopping board (for cutting up the lemon & garlic)


  1. Heat the olive oil on a medium heat and sautée the diced onions (reduced the temperature slightly once they’ve been added.
  2. Add the garlic once the onions start becoming slightly translucent.
  3. After a minute or so add the frozen edamame beans, stir and leave to cook for 2 mins.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients, stir and bring the heat to a simmer for ~5 minutes.
  5. Once the liquid has reduced down a bit, add to the food processor and blend!
  6. Taste and season additionally according to your tastes.
  7. Transfer to a bowl and leave to cool!

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