Soybean Hummus

Soybean hummus
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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Servings: 12 servings

Soybean hummus is a great variation on traditional hummus that usually uses chickpeas. It's incredibly easy to whip together and is perfect to serve at parties and cookouts. Just pair it with your favorite pita bread, chips, or even veggies. Of course, this doesn't have to be something you pull out on a special occasion basis. This hummus also pairs well on sandwiches, salads (as a dressing), and more; Don't be afraid to experiment!


  • 1 can (15 ounces) soybeans or 1 cup frozen edamame (green soybeans, shelled)
  • Liquid from canned soybeans (if used)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice (depending upon taste)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Steps to Make It

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend soybeans, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, and salt until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

  2. Add liquid from soybeans until desired consistency, creamy and paste-like.

  3. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for about an hour.