Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
â€¢ 2 cups frozen shelled edamame (unripe green soybeans)
â€¢ 1 clove garlic, chopped
â€¢ ½ teaspoon sea salt or 1-2 tablespoon Braggs Liquid Aminos
â€¢ ¾ teaspoon dried cumin
â€¢ ¼ teaspoon paprika
â€¢ ¼ teaspoon dried coriander, optional
â€¢ Cayenne to taste **The flavor of hummus deepens over time so use caution when adding to much cayenne even if it taste bland at first
â€¢ 3 tablespoons lemon juice
â€¢ â…“ cup extra-virgin olive oil
â€¢ 3 tablespoons water
â€¢ Up to 1 additional tablespoon water (if thinner consistency is desired)
1. Thaw edamame under cold running water for 1 minute. Drain and blot dry with a towel.
2. In a food processor or blender, coarsely puree all ingredients except olive oil. Slowly add olive oil; continue to process until almost smooth. (with slight chunks remaining) If a thinner consistency is desired, blend in up to an additional tablespoon of water. Taste, adjust seasonings as desired (just be careful with the cayenne). Cover and refrigerate until serving.