Green Pea, Mint & Pistachio Dip

Green Pea, Mint & Pistachio Dip

This dip leans on the lighter side of snacks, perfect for a quick afternoon snack with farmer's market vegetables, crackers or flatbread, or as spread for sandwiches.  As a warm dinner dish, try this recipe as a sauce,  tossed with our Cordelle Pasta.


2 cups Frozen pes 
1 Wedge Preserved Lemons, rinsed and chopped 
1 Tablespoon Mint & Pistachio Pesto  
1 teaspoon Wild Oregano & Sage Salt 
2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice 
A few fresh mint leaves, for garnish  


Heat 4 cups of water over medium heat until lightly boiling. Add the peas to the water and blanch for one minute. Strain the peas, reserving 1 cup of the water.

In a blender or food processor, add the blanched peas, preserved lemon, pesto, salt, olive oil, lemon juice and 1/2 cup of the reserved water. Blend until smooth. Add more water as needed for desired thickness.

Place in bowl and garnish with fresh mint leaves and a light sprinkle of Wild Oregano & Sage Salt.  

Serve with Bella's Dipping Cracker or Pane Rustico Flatbread. 

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