Spicy, Smooth Oil-Free Edamame & White Bean Hummus

Sick of Chickpeas (is that even possible)? Want to branch out in your beans? Want an even more nutritious hummus than the classic? This oil-free high-protein, high-antioxidant hummus is for you! Slather it in your pita, on your sammies and schmear it over your bagel for plant-based goodness that heals and nourishes with every bite!

Vegan Cooking Level: Beginner


1 15.5 oz. can any white beans (navy, cannelloni), drained and rinsed

1 cup *edamame (soy beans, shelled) OR peas, defrosted

2 cloves garlic

2 tbsp. tahini

1/4 c. cilantro (OR parsley OR mixture)

1/2 small jalapeno seeded, sliced (OR 1/4 tsp. cayenne OR OMIT if you don't like heat)

Juice of 1 lemon

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. pepper

Scant 3/4 cup water

*If you do not eat soy, substitute edamame with thawed frozen green peas and reduce the amount of water by 1/4 cup or a little more and process to your desired consistency!!

Whizz it up:

Add all ingredients to a high speed blender or processor and process until mixture spins freely and is smooth in texture. Taste and adjust seasonings adding more lemon juice, water, salt, spice or herbs little by little, as YOU like it.

Make one batch per week to store in the fridge and use as a condiment, just like you would mayo or cream cheese, but SO much better for you!

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DISCLAIMER: Naomi Green is a Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator certified by the Main Street Vegan Academy with a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell.   Her website, Goingveganforhealth.com and her Plant-Empowered Woman  programs are a service of Going Vegan For Health, LLC, owned by Naomi Green. The content and material on this website should not be considered medical advice nor medical treatment for any specific health conditions. Naomi Green is not a health care provider or clinical nutritionist. Consult your doctor before changing your diet and discuss any and all medications you are on including monitoring your health for positive changes that may affect the amount of medication you are taking.

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