Edamame Hummus

  in Appetizers, Recipes, Vegan

Recipe by Marcus Samuelsson

1 (12-oz) package frozen shelled edamame
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup tahini
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup packed cilantro leaves
1/4 cup lemon juice
4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
pinch cayenne pepper

  1. Place edamame into a large pot and cover with water; add salt to the water. Place over medium-low heat, bring to a simmer, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes; drain.
  2. In a small skillet, heat olive oil over low heat. Add garlic and let steep in oil for two minutes, then let cool.
  3. Place edamame, tahini, water, cilantro, lemon juice, olive oil with garlic, kosher salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper; blend until smooth.