Minty Pea & Pepita Mockamole

Peas are a perfect replacement for avocados in this slightly sweet and minty dip.
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Minty Pea & Pepita Mockamol

Minty Pea & Pepita Mockamol

  • 6Servings

Ingredients

  • 2¼ cups frozen sweet peas
  • 2/3 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup fresh mint or parsley leaves
  • ¼ cup roasted unsalted pepitas + additional for garnish
  • 3 tbsp avocado or extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • ½ tsp minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp sea salt 
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper 
  • Optional For Dipping: Sliced radishes, carrot or celery sticks, blanched green beans or root vegetable chips

Preparation

1. In a saucepan of boiling water, cook peas until tender, about 1 minute. Drain, reserving about ¼ cup cooking liquid. 

2. In a food processor, combine all ingredients. Purée until almost smooth, adding just a splash of reserved cooking liquid to loosen consistency if desired.

3. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with additional pepitas. Serve with optional accompaniments for dipping. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
  • Calories: 160
  • Carbohydrate Content: 9 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 8 mg
  • Fat Content: 12 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 322 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 6 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 2 g