Jalapeño Pea Mash Dip

Jalapeño Pea Mash (Serves 4)


3 cups peas, frozen.
2/3 cup low sodium vegetable broth
1 each jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
2 tsp olive or vegetable oil
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper

1. In stockpot, over medium-high heat, bring peas and broth to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover. Simmer until tender, about 10 minutes.
2. In blender or food processor, combine undrained pea mixture and remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth.
3. Enjoy warm or chilled! To serve, place in a bowl and garnish the top with more za’atar, paprika, and parsley. Serve with sliced cucumber, carrots or wrapped in a leaf.

Nataliya P Serotonin-Plus Counselor

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