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Pea Dip to Dig In

A nice dip when looking for a light vegan one to have with your crackers, bread or veggies

Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine International
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized leek chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or ghee
  • 2 cups sweet peas fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt, pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat a pan on medium-high heat and add the olive oil/ghee

  2. Add the leek and cook for about 2 minutes until soft

  3. Add the sweet peas and stir for one minute and then pour the water over them

  4. Cook covered with a lid until soft (for about 3 minutes) and then let the water evaporate

  5. Use a food processor to mash and turn into a spread

  6. Add the crushed garlic, chopped parsley, salt and pepper 

  7. Serve with toast or crackers or veggies

Recipe Notes

If you feel it is hard to blend, add more olive oil, or water, or lemon juice to your taste. You can even add some tahini, if you like, keeping it vegan.