Author Notes: This pea purée takes minutes to make and can be paired with different kinds of fish or a rack of lamb and it screams Spring! —Culinista Annouchka
Makes: about 2 cups
cups fresh or frozen peas, thawed (about a 10 oz bag)
cup fresh mint leaves chopped
garlic clove, pressed
Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
teaspoon graded lemon zest
tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (or more if desired)
cup low sodium or low sodium chicken broth
- To make the purée, combine the peas, mint, garlic, salt & pepper and lemon zest in a blender or food processor.
- While the machine is running stream in the olive oil and broth in a steady drizzle.
- Once you have achieved the desired consistency place the puree in a saucepan and warm up over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe for Spring Peas