Edamame Hummus

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 8

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups (500 mL) shelled frozen edamame
  2. 1/4 cup (60 mL) packed cilantro leaves
  3. 3 tbsp (45 mL) tahini paste
  4. 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon zest, divided
  5. 3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice
  6. 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil, divided
  7. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  8. 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  9. 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  10. 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper

Method

  1. Blanch edamame in boiling salted water 3 to 4 min. until tender; drain and rinse under cold water. 
  2. Place edamame, cilantro, tahini paste, 1/2 tsp (2 mL) lemon zest, lemon juice, 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil, 1 tbsp (15 mL) water, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in food processor; blitz to desired texture. Add additional tahini , lemon juice or water for a smoother dip, if desired. Transfer to serving bowl. Drizzle with remaining oil and sprinkle with remaining lemon zest. Store refrigerated in airtight container for up to 2 days.

Tip: Serve with Sobeys appetizers such as Sensations by Compliments Korean-Inspired Pork Potstickers