Green Tea Edamame Yogurt Dip [Recipe Redux]

by Sarah on May 21, 2014 · 9 comments

When I saw the theme of this month’s Recipe Redux, I thought, “Well that’s just perfectly timed, now isn’t it?”reciperedux_TEA

After all, I still had a bunch of the Green Tea Matcha I’d been using fairly liberally in oatmeal and smoothie applications.IMG_9021 (1024x683)

So why not mix that up with the frozen shelled edamame (otherwise known as mukimame) that I had recently been staring at every time I open my freezer thinking, “I really should do something with those aside from my normal method of consumption whereby I cook and eat them like they are popcorn pieces”?IMG_9034 (1024x683)

[I’ve clearly been doing a lot of super insightful thinking lately.]IMG_9038 (1024x683)

It is powdered green tea, which totally fits the Cooking with Tea theme, right?

No one said anything about a steeping requirement.IMG_9042 (683x1024)

Miso and ginger seemed to be clear flavor accompaniments…IMG_9051 (1024x685)

…with yogurt and honey to balance the bitterness of the matcha (and add to the creaminess).IMG_9072 (1024x683)

To be honest, I never quite know what to call concoctions of the hummus consistency.IMG_9080 (684x1024)

Dip? Spread?IMG_9138 (1024x682)

Dippable spread?IMG_9094 (1024x683)

Spreadable dip?IMG_9227 (1024x683)

But as I waffle over the issue (and wonder if it might tasted good with waffles), I realize it really doesn’t matter, now does it?IMG_9129 (1024x683)

Green Tea Edamame Yogurt Spreadable Dip

[Makes about 1 3/4 cups]

  • 2 cups cooked, shelled edamame (mukimame)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp. culinary grade matcha powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. mellow white miso
  • 3/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Process until smooth.
  3. Adjust seasonings to taste.IMG_9063 (1024x683)

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Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table May 21, 2014 at 8:05 am

Waffling over this issue, I found myself craving savory waffles.

Marisa @ Uproot from Oregon May 21, 2014 at 10:07 am

Considering I love edamame hummus so much, this has to be fabulous!

Holly Larson May 21, 2014 at 10:48 am

Creative dip! Can’t wait to try it – thanks for sharing :)

serena May 22, 2014 at 1:44 pm

Brilliant! Love all the shots of creative uses. And I know what you mean about eating edemame like pop corn…hehe!

Deanna Segrave-Daly (@tspbasil) May 22, 2014 at 9:50 pm

Oh yes- this TOTALLy fits the theme (‘cooking’ is optional with this one.) I have GOT to get on board with green matcha – so many yummy looking recipes using it – esp. yours!

Alexa May 23, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Hi I am an intern with Meal Makeover Moms and I helped make their Tea party Pavlovas! This dip looks very yummy! I am gluten free and I can not wait to try it!

Sarah Grace May 23, 2014 at 8:16 pm

I love edamame so I am sure I would love this! Great use of tea!

xoxo Sarah Grace, Fresh Fit N Healthy.

Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeets May 26, 2014 at 9:04 pm

Are there no limits to your creative talents? You are amazing.

Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli May 28, 2014 at 4:56 am

Hmm, innnnnnnnteresting with the addition of the miso! Going on the list now!

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