Minted Pea Dip
This vegetable-packed spread is perfect for game-day.
Makes one quart
4 cups fresh or frozen peas
1 ½ teaspoons garlic, minced
2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 ½ teaspoons lemon zest, finely minced
½ cup packed mint leaves
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons tahini paste
1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add peas and cook for 1-2 minutes or until bright green and tender. Strain and cool in an ice water bath.
2. Place peas and remaining ingredients in a food processor bowl. Blend until pureed and season to taste. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until time to serve.