Sweet Pea and Mint Dip (Recipe)

 

The days are getting longer and the flowers are in bloom. Yep, it’s finally spring! And what better way to celebrate than with some fresh, seasonal foods? Check out this recipe for sweet pea and mint dip.

Serve the dip at room temperature with a sliced baguette or pita bread.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup onion, chopped
  • 3 Cups fresh or frozen peas, shelled
  • 2 Tablespoons tahini
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh spearmint, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon lemon juice (optional)

Instructions:
1. In a small pot over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add onions and cook for about 5 minutes, until the onions are soft but are not yet browned. Stir in peas and 3/4 cup water. Cover pot and bring mixture to a boil. Cook for 5 additional minutes. Drain peas and onions in a sieve propped inside of a bowl.
2. Transfer pea-onion mixture to a food processor. Add in tahini, mint, sour cream and a few sprinkles of salt and pepper. Pulse until roughly pureed. Adjust seasoning to taste.Let cool before serving. If desired, stir in lemon juice.

Recipe Credit: Simply Recipes

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74 comments

Jeanne Rogers
Jeanne Rabout a year ago

Thank you for sharing.

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New G.
W. Cabout a year ago

Thanks.

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Melania Padilla
Melania Padilla3 years ago

Yummy!

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Sonia Minwer Barakat Requ

thanks for sharing

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JL A.
JL A4 years ago

yum

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Roks P.
Keira L4 years ago

Thank you.

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Chinmayee Jog
Chinmayee Jog4 years ago

Thanks for sharing, sounds really good :)

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Natalie S.
Natalie S4 years ago

Wondeful suggestion now that peas are abundant and relatively cheap! Thanks for sharing.

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Nils Anders Lunde
PlsNoMessage se4 years ago

ty

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Sue H.
sue H4 years ago

This sounds interesting - think I might try this recipe.

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