Dish Up a Quick Snack with This Tasty Pea and Mint Dip

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

June 22, 2022

Derval O'Rourke Pea and Mint Dip

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Kids love to get dipping, so if you’re on the hunt for a healthy snack to tuck into, this pea and mint dip is a winner. Using frozen peas means that it’s quick, easy and budget-friendly, plus it makes a tasty change from the usual options.

Breadsticks, chopped vegetables, crackers, toasted pitta triangles, or tortilla chips will all work for that all-important scooping!

Derval O’Rourke’s Pea and Mint Dip

Green Isle has teamed up with ambassador Derval O’Rourke and put together a range of summer inspired recipes that are full of goodness for all the family to enjoy – including the little ones!

Serves 4 as a snack

Ingredients:

  • ½ bag of Green Isle frozen peas
  • Handful of fresh mint leaves
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • Coarse salt and pepper

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Method:

  1. Cook peas in salted boiling water until tender, 1 minute. Set aside to cool.
  2. Pulse peas in a food processor with mint, lemon zest and juice, garlic, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and tahini.
  3. Season with salt and pepper; drizzle with oil. Serve with veggie batons and crackers.
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Published On: June 22nd, 2022 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: June 22nd, 2022 / Tags: , , , , , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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