Pea & Mint Hummus

Recently I’ve become a bit of a sucker for dips and spreads. Particularly when they’re super easy and pretty cheap to make, as well as being highly nutritious. They make a great snack, accompaniment to a meal or as an addition to a summer BBQ spread (provided the English summer weather makes a return…). So in addition to my Beetroot & Butterbean Hummus, I’ve now got an obsession with this Pea & Mint one too.

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Ingredients:

  • 150g frozen petit pois (or regular peas)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp tamari or light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 60g greek yoghurt
  • 60g (1/4 large can) tinned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 tsp onion granules
  • 1/4 tsp pink salt

Directions:

  1. Place the petit pois (or peas) and garlic clove in a medium sized bowl. Cover and microwave for 3 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before adding the remaining ingredients and blending until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a tupperware to store in the fridge or a bowl if serving straight away.

Notes:

  • You can use regular peas if you like, I just prefer petit pois as they’re slighter sweeter with a more delicate flavour.
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