March Madness - Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus

This is a great healthy protein packed dip to take to a March Madness party or as a snack.  Serve with vegetables, grilled chicken strips or turkey meatballs.  Unflavored protein powder could also be blended in to increase the protein value.


  • 1 ½ cups shelled edamame
  • ¼ cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients except black pepper and olive oil in a food processor or blender.  Cover and blend until smooth.
  2. With the motor running, slowly pour in olive oil until well blended.
  3. Place mixture into serving dish and garnish with black pepper if desired.  Finished hummus will store for a few days in the refrigerator.


¼ cup hummus provides 82 calories, 3.6 grams fat, 6 grams carbohydrate and 6 grams of protein

Adapted from the recipe High Protein Edamame Hummus from Inside Karen’s Kitchen. 

Jody Halouska, RD