Edamame hummus served in a shallow bowl
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5 from 4 votes

Edamame Hummus

Healthy Japanese spin on the traditional hummus using edamame soy beans. Ready in 15 minutes. Recipe with step by step photos and an instructional video
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetiser
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: #edamame hummus
Servings: 1 Bowl
Calories: 860kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 200 g Packet of frozen Edamame beans *1
  • 3 tbs Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Tahini
  • 2 tbs Olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1 cube frozen minced garlic *2
  • 2 tbs Water
  • sesame seeds for sprinkle
  • thinly sliced radish and chopped shiso leaves to garnish


  • Thaw shelled edamame soybeans at room temperature or microwave for a couple of minutes. 
  • Hull the Edamame beans one by one. *3
  • Place the lemon juice and tahini in a food processor and process for a minute or until it becomes creamy.
  • Add the olive oil, salt, ground cumin and garlic to the processor and process for another minute.
  • Add the Edamame beans (leave a few for topping) and 2 tbs of water to the processor and process for a few minutes until it becomes smooth.
  • Serve in a bowl and top with a few Edamame beans.
  • Garnish with radish and shiso leaves and flower.  Sprinkle sesame seeds over. 


*1 or 1 1/2 cup of frozen shelled edamame soy beans.
*2 I used frozen minced garlic. You can use 1 tsp fresh minced garlic instead.
*3 For smoother texture, if you don't bother you can leave them. 
Nutrition fact is for a whole bowl. Not per serving.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 860kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 70g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1199mg | Potassium: 1193mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin C: 32.1mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 7.8mg