RECIPE: Green Pea and Parsley Hummus
This recipe falls into the category of things to not knock until you try. It’s perfectly refreshing and Spring-y, and just because you didn’t like peas as a kid, that doesn’t mean you won’t like this recipe. After all, who doesn’t like a good dip?
This one is simple and easy, and leftovers can be frozen for later use. Pair it with vegetables or your favorite whole grain cracker.
GREEN PEA AND PARSLEY HUMMUS
Recipe adapted from Ann Taylor Pittman via Cooking Light: https://www.cookinglight.com/recipes/green-pea-parsley-hummus
Yield: 8 servings, 1/4 cup each
1 1/3 cups thawed frozen green peas
1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/2 cup tahini (sesame seed “butter” – can be found near peanut butter in most large groceries)
1/4 cup warm water
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 garlic cloves, chopped
Raw vegetables for serving
HOW TO MAKE IT
Place peas, parsley, tahini, 1/4 cup warm water, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic in a food processor; process until smooth. If hummus is too think, blend in more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is achieved. Serve with raw vegetables.