Edamame Hummus


Serves 6

2 cups shelled edamame beans

1 Tbsp miso paste

Juice of 1 lemon

1/2 tsp soy sauce

  1. Bring a small pot of salted water to the boil.
  2. Cook edamame. Place edamame in pot of boiling water and cook for about 4 minutes, until bright green and tender. Drain well. 3. Make hummus. Place all hummus ingredients in a food processer with 1/2 tsp salt and 1 tsp sesame oil. Blend for 1–2 minutes, until combined and smooth.
  3. Serve with crudites or seedy crackers, or in a wrap, sandwich or on seedy toast.

Nutritional Info (per serve)
Energy (kJ): 362
Energy (Cal): 87
Carbohydrate (g): 5.7
Protein (g): 5.5
Fat (g): 4.2
Saturated Fat (g): 0.3
Sugars (g): 0.1

Meet the Nutritionist

Emma ‘Edamame’

Our in-house nutritionist Emma ‘Edamame’ was born and bred in mid Canterbury and has the health and wellbeing of Kiwis in mind at all times. As an NZ registered nutritionist (NZ Nutrition Society) with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Auckland, she makes sure we’re all getting our fresh dose of local veggies and our meals are full of nutritious substance – thanks for having our back Em (and our waistlines!). When it comes to New Zealand produce, Emma is a whizz, with fresh berries being her absolute fave. Intrigued to know what food this nutritionist couldn’t live without? Fresh fish and seafood, delivering on both flavour and nourishment. As well as ice cream, especially real fruit ice creams, in the summer time! Life’s all about a tasty balance, right?

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