Food, NYC, savory

Edamame Hummus

preblended

pre blended

Trisha really missed the mark on this one.  In my opinion a true hummus must contain tahini.  I added extra cayenne, cumin, and even lime juice to give it more zip, but this recipe just didn’t do it for me.  The only thing I really liked was the pretty bright green hue that didn’t brown.

post blend

post blend

Here is the link for more instructions, but I would avoid this one unless you’re into bland blended edamame beans.

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/trisha-yearwood/spicy-edamame-dip-recipe.html

cilantro topped

cilantro topped

Ingredients
4 large cloves garlic, un-peeled
16 ounces shelled edamame beans (about 2 cups)
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Pinch salt and pepper
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
Pita chips, for dipping

Next post is very exciting…cooking with dice (yes thats right dice)

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