Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus

Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus
You can feel really good about eating this hummus.

It’s packed with real, fresh ingredients – spinach, edamame, garlic, and garbanzo beans.

And it tastes really, really good.

Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus
Of course hummus is great on just about anything – but if you eat this spinach edamame garlic hummus with vegetables, I am pretty sure there will be room in your diet for some dessert.

And while I love this hummus, I really love dessert.

Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus
Here are our fun ideas of how you could eat this hummus (besides with vegetables, chips, etc)..

on a breakfast sandwich
as a spread on a tortilla wrap
with sushi
on pasta
mix it with tuna
on a burger
mixed in with deviled eggs
mixed in with nachos

Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus
Yum, those ideas all sound tasty.

Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus

Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 3/4 cup edamame, shelled
  • 1 cup frozen chopped spinach, slightly unfrozen
  • 1 can (12 oz) garbanzo beans, drained
  • 6 garlic cloves (this does produce a strong garlic taste, so reduce if desired)
  • Lime juice, to taste
  • Lemon juice, to taste
  • 1/4-1/2 cup olive oil (to get the right consistency)
  • sea salt, to taste


  1. Combine all of the ingredients, except the the olive oil, in a food processor.
  2. Once mixed, slowly add in the desired amount of olive oil until you get your desired consistency of hummus.

Recipe adapted from Food.com


Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus

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38 Responses to “Spinach Edamame Garlic Hummus”

  1. isisthe12th — March 10, 2014 at 8:07 am

    Good morning beth, this hummus looks smazing cant wait to make it. Thanks for the recipe.

  2. Cindy Eikenberg — March 10, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Beth, wow, I love this!! This would so fantastic to have on hand for lunch, which I always seems to forget about until the alarm goes off in the morning. I would never have though about using edamame – awesome! It’s looks wonderful. Thanks so much for sharing and pinning! Hope you have a wonderful week!

    • The First Year Blog — March 10, 2014 at 5:50 pm

      Thank you Cindy!

  3. Stephanie Jackson — March 10, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    Wow nice spin on hummus. Pretty picture too! Definitely making this.

  4. shobelyn — March 10, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    This look really delicious and by looking at the ingredients, I will not be guilty eating this. This will be great to just be in stock when pang of hunger strikes.

  5. Penny @ The Comforts of Home — March 10, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    This sounds so good! I would love it if you would share it on my Tasty Tuesday party going on now!

  6. Elise — March 10, 2014 at 10:13 pm

    Looks delicious and it’s my favorite color too! I’ve never heard of edamame before… guess I’m gonna be looking that one up!

    • The First Year Blog — March 11, 2014 at 7:58 am

      Hi Elise! Edamame looks like a green lima bean. You can find it in the freezer vegetable section usually in a steamable bag. Some edamame comes in the pod still, and you won’t want to eat that part, so you have to shell it first!

  7. Mareeyah — March 11, 2014 at 12:24 am

    This is interesting. Looks very healthy, even though I have no idea what edamame is. Lol. Had to look that up via Google. Haha. Would be interesting to try this sometime, as I do love dips to go with chips or crackers while watching home videos. :-)

  8. Sue — March 11, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Yum, this is right up my alley. Love all the ingredients. I think I’ll make it for lunch.

  9. Erlene — March 11, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    Yum. We love dips and I’m always looking for something new to try. Did you find the edamame to have a gritty texture? I sort of processed edamame for a filling before and noticed if I over did it that it became gritty.

    • Beth @ The First Year Blog — March 11, 2014 at 6:51 pm

      Hi Erlene! It didn’t have a gritty texture, but there are a lot of other things mixed in with it.. so I can’t tell.

  10. Krista @ Joyful Healthy Eats — March 11, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    Was seriously just munching on hummus and cucumber for lunch. Love hummus! Can’t wait to try this recipe girl, love it and all the awesome nutrients you packed in! Pinned. :)

  11. Kelley — March 11, 2014 at 6:57 pm

    Yum yum! I love hummus! I’m a hummus and pita chip fan here :)

  12. Sami — March 11, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    I’ve had edamame hummus but it was store bought. I really love the idea of spinach in the recipe. I’m def. going to have to try this. Pinned!

  13. Kristin KH — March 11, 2014 at 11:14 pm

    This sounds so amazing! I love healthy snack options!

  14. Ginnie — March 12, 2014 at 9:52 am

    I love edamame hummus, but I’ve never made it. Thanks so much for sharing:)

  15. Leslie — March 13, 2014 at 7:11 am

    Hi Beth! I found you on the Bloom linkup today. I LOVE hummus, but I’ve never made it. Your recipe sounds amazing. Pinning so I can give it a try later! Thanks so much for sharing!


    • Beth @ The First Year Blog — March 13, 2014 at 8:23 am

      Enjoy Leslie!

  16. anglemoine — March 13, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    This is beautiful!! I love this twist on hummus, pinning! Would love for you to stop by and share on our link party, The Wednesday Roundup! http://lemoinefamilykitchen.com/2014/03/wednesday-roundup-week-16-link-party/

  17. Kari@Loaves n dishes — March 14, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    Hey Beth, I’m stopping in from Freedom Fridays. I’m loving the addition of healthy spinach to the hummus, this looks so yummy, I just wanna put it on everything!

  18. Crystelle Boutique — March 14, 2014 at 10:10 pm

    Hi there Beth! I am pinning so I can try this recipe out. I hope my family will love it as much as you do!
    x Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

  19. serendipity — March 15, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Tasty spin on the humus.

  20. jamiesrecipes — March 15, 2014 at 8:38 pm

    I love edamame! I’ve made edamame hummus before but never with spinach. I can’t wait to give this a try.

  21. Natasha In Oz — March 16, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    I’m on a low carb diet so this sounds very appealing! I LOVE edamame!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

    PS My weekly Say G’Day linky party is on now-please pop by and link up this yummy post if you have a minute!

    • Beth @ The First Year Blog — March 16, 2014 at 6:42 pm

      Oh how perfect! Don’t go looking at my other recipes though!

  22. Sounds delicious Beth! I’m with you— all for eating healthy so there’s room for dessert. :) Can’t wait to try this out!

    • Beth @ The First Year Blog — March 16, 2014 at 7:29 pm

      Great (dessert loving) minds think alike!

  23. Ai Lin Leow — March 18, 2014 at 9:39 am

    Hi Beth, what a delicious take on hummus. Extremely healthy, absolutely love it. I cannot wait to make this :)

  24. Jennifer West (PinkWhen) — March 18, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Thanks so much for linking up at the diy Sunday Showcase. I can literally always pick out which pins are yours! Keep up the amazing pics and recipes, I always look forward to seeing them. :-)

    • Beth @ The First Year Blog — March 18, 2014 at 7:34 pm

      Thank you so much Jennifer! You made my day!

  25. jessica matier (@AW2SL) — March 19, 2014 at 7:38 am

    This looks delicious!

  26. dishofdailylife — May 6, 2014 at 7:14 am

    Yum! I love edamames! I look forward to the fresh ones right off the vine in the summer! I would love for you to link this up to our Tasty Tuesdays!

  27. Daphne — May 6, 2014 at 11:54 am

    Good Afternoon Beth, I love houmous and make it regularly. I also love edamame. The combination of the two really appeals to me. I am definitely making your spinach edamame garlic houmous and I have printed the recipe.
    Thank you for such an interesting recipe.
    Best Wishes

    • Beth @ The First Year — May 7, 2014 at 7:50 am

      Enjoy Daphne! :-)

  28. anotherjennifer — May 6, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    This looks so good. And healthy too!

  29. Kim @ The Cookie Puzzle — May 10, 2014 at 7:55 am

    I am a person who love sweets, but there is a special place in my heart for hummus, it is just so yummy! Thank you for sharing at Tasty Tuesdays.


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