Di'€™s Pea Hummus- anti-cancer recipes- cook for your life

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...


  • 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


152 cals


9 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

4 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g


15 g


4 g


6 g


7 g


221 mg


  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

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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