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Edamame and Avocado Hummus

Edamame and Avocado Hummus
Edamame and Avocado Hummus
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.


1½ c. frozen shelled edamame,* thawed
1 medium ripe avocado
2 cloves garlic
Zest and juice of 1 large lemon
1 tsp. kosher salt
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. onion powder
3 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
¼ c. olive oil
Up to ½ c. water added for consistency

*Did you know? Edamame is another name for immature soybeans. You can find them in the frozen food section of many grocery stores.


  1. In a food processor, blend the edamame, avocado, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, kosher salt, black pepper, onion powder and cilantro until evenly blended.
  2. With the food processor running, drizzle in the olive oil and continue blending just until combined, about five additional seconds. Depending on preference, add up to ½ cup of water for consistency.
  3. Serve with pita chips, multigrain crackers or veggies as desired.


Makes 18 servings. Each (2 Tbsp.) serving has 60 calories, 5 g fat, 2 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber and 110 mg sodium.


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