Smashed Pea and Mint Spread

Freshen up your day and your diet with this Smashed Peas & Mint Spread recipe 🌱Good on Julia's Table toast for breakfast, or as a veggie dip for an afternoon snack!

4 servings


Ingredients


  • 6 slices Julia’s tableⓇ White Bread, cut into triangles

  • ¼ cup plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided

  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt, divided

  • 12oz fresh or frozen petite peas

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint

  • 1 bunch radishes, halved

  • 1 bunch multi-colored carrots, halved lengthwise


Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350℉.

  2. On a large baking sheet, toss bread with 1 teaspoon olive oil and sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon salt. Bake 5 minutes on each side until lightly browned and crisp.

  3. In a small saucepan, bring ¼ cup water to boil. Add peas, cover, and cook 3 minutes or until just tender and bright green.

  4. In the bowl of a food processor, combine peas, lemon juice, mint, and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt. Pulse to combine. With machine running, slowly pour in remaining ¼ cup olive oil and process until oil is incorporated and peas are mashed, but still a bit chunky.

  5. Serve spread with toasted bread triangles, radishes, and carrots.

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