Community Recipe
from [KellyDiff]

Octopus Edamame Hummus (for party)

Cooking Light's "Soybean Hummus" (http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/soybean-hummus-10000001206213/) decorated with a bell pepper octopus! Tripled recipe yields 3 1/4c!

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 3 cup(s) edamame, shelled (green soybeans)
  • 3/4 cup(s) water
  • 9 tablespoon(s) olive oil (1/2c+1T)
  • 6 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) garlic minced
  • 6 tablespoon(s) fresh flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • 2 box(es) Pita Chips
  • 2 red bell peppers


Combine soybeans and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Drain. Combine soybeans, oil, juice, salt, garlic, and hot pepper sauce in a food processor; process until smooth. Add parsley, and process until blended. Spread hummus out onto a dish for presentation.

Make Octopus: use one whole pepper (with top sliced off) for body - place top down in hummus. Slice other pepper into strip for legs - arrange around body. Use other veggies for eyes

Serve with pita wedges/other veggies/dippables.

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Octopus Edamame Hummus (for party) recipe