Edamame hummus

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time5 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
225g frozen shelled edamame (green soy beans)
60g tahini paste
60ml water
1/2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest
Juice of 1 lemon (about 3 tbsp)
1 clove garlic, crushed
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp ground coriander seeds
3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
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 paste, water, lemon zest and juice, garlic, salt, cumin, and coriander seeds, 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 the remaining oil.

4) Serve with the assorted crudites, or refrigerate, covered, for up to 24 hours.

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