Simple Minted Pea Dip

January 9, 2013

Author Notes: Delicious with seasonal crudités, salmon filets, as a simple dressing for mixed greens, or spread on toast with some freshly grated parmesan reggiano. winona_plum

Makes: approx. 2 cups of dip


  • 1/2 pound frozen peas, defrosted
  • 1 bunch fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 of 1 small sweet onion, chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • splashes lemon juice, to taste
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, or whenever dip comes together
In This Recipe


  1. Throw onion and garlic into food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Add mint, peas, some salt and pepper, and blend until smooth.
  3. With the processor running, slowly drizzle olive oil in a steady stream into the dip until it's reached your desired consistency.
  4. Stir in lemon juice JUST before serving, as it will eventually turn the mint leaves brown.

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