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How to: Homemade Smoky Edamame Hummus

Updated on January 31, 2014
Healthy Edamame Hummus with a Twist
Healthy Edamame Hummus with a Twist

Healthy Snack Solutions

It is hard to find snacks that are both delicious as well as healthy! Well, this recipe is a great solution. While regular chickpea hummus is yummy, using edamame results in a different hummus, at once fresher and more savory. The addition of garlic and smoked paprika make this particular recipe delightfully rich and complex. The best part? Its super easy!

Edamame: Super Food

Edamame is packed with protein, folic acid, fiber, potassium, and iron. In other words, serious nutritional bang for your buck!

Ingredients for Smoky Edamame Hummus
Ingredients for Smoky Edamame Hummus

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: 4 servings


  • 2 Cups Cooked Edamame Beans
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil, You may find that you need a bit more to reach the consistency you prefer.
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt, or to taste.
  • 2 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. Tahini
  • 1 tsp. Smoked Paprika


  1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor, and blend until smooth, or you have reached your desired consistency.
  2. Feel free to add more olive oil or salt if need be. Place the hummus in a bowl and garnish with a dash of smoked paprika. Serve with pita chips or veggies. Alternatively, for a quick and healthy snack or light lunch, spread on a piece of whole wheat toast and top with sliced tomatoes.


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    • Emily Richey profile image

      Emily 4 years ago from Florida

      Thank you so much Bill! I definitely will do if need be. Have a great day!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Emily, there is no way I'm eating hummus. LOL I will support you, however, so nice job on your first hub. If I can be of any help feel free to drop me a line at I'm kind of the grandfather at HP and I like to help if possible.