Make the Perfect Picnic Snack!

Summertime calls for picnics, and every picnic deserves a great snack that you can easily bring along on your journey. Read on for the perfect picnic-ready edamame and pea hummus recipe. Just try to leave some for your friends!

Serves: 7-8 picnic guests (2 ½ cups total)
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
0 minutes
Total Time:
15 minutes


  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • ¾ tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Additional salt and pepper, to taste
  • Flat-leaf parsley, chopped for garnish
  • Choice of assorted crackers or veggies, for serving

Recommended Cookware

  • Medium pot
  • Colander
  • Food processor
  • Serving spoon


  1. Salt water in a medium pot and bring to a boil. Cook the edamame in the pot until tender, or 3 to 5 minutes. Place edamame in colander.
  2. Once water has returned to boil, cook peas until tender, or about 1 minute. Add peas to colander with edamame to drain.
  3. Add edamame, peas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, water and salt to food processor. Pulse together until smooth.
  4. While the food processor is running, drizzle olive oil and process until the mixture is a smooth purée. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Transfer hummus to a bowl and top with chopped parsley.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy with crackers or veggies for dipping.

Nutrition Information

Estimated Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 527
Total Fat: 40g
Sodium: 898mg
Total Carbohydrates: 30g
Total Sugar: 6g
Protein: 20g

Adapted from