‘Edamame’ are young soy beans. Soybeans in the pod are usually blanched in salted water. ‘Edamame” are becoming easily available from most super markets and Asian grocers. Crunchy and tasty, and above all nutrition packed ‘Edamame’ can be eaten directly from pods but they are great for cooking as well.


1 cup Edamame (Young Soy Beans) removed from pods
*A standard size package of 450g contains about 1 cup of beans once removed from pods
1 Avocado
1 clove Garlic *grated
150g Silken Tofu OR 1/2 cup Cream
1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
2 tablespoons Parmesan Cheese *grated
Salt & Pepper

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  2. Enjoy with vegetable sticks, crackers or flat bread.