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Green Pea Hummus

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

The sweetness of the peas and the vibrancy of the color make this hummus ideal for a tasty snack or a starter for a light spring dinner. Serve Green Pea Hummus with the homemade...


Ingredients

  • 1 (10 ounce) pack of frozen peas, or 2 cups shelled fresh peas (about 2 to 2½ pounds in pods)
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, or to taste
  • ½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, stalks removed and torn into pieces
  • ¼ cup well-stirred tahini
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Facts

Calories

152 cals

Fat

9 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

4 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g

Carbohydrates

15 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

6 g

Protein

7 g

Sodium

221 mg

Directions

  1. Boil water in a small pot. Add peas and cook until just tender. Drain well.
  2. In a food processor, combine the garlic, lemon juice and mint leaves. Grind to a paste. Add a tablespoon of water if needed.
  3. Add the peas, tahini and salt and pepper to taste. Process until pureed smooth.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, videos, and more content are reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society.


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