Vegan Green Pea and Walnut Spread

This spread is really delicious and very easy to make. It makes a great appetizer with some crackers and would also be good as a dip on a party.

Green pea and walnut dip
Yield: 2 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1 package frozen peas, thawed (21 ounce / 600 grams)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup plain soy yogurt
  • 1 heaping tablespoon soyanaise
  • 1 lemon or lime zested and juiced
  • cilantro or coriander
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • crisp crackers

Green pea and walnut spread

Directions:

  1. Thaw the peas and optionally lightly steam.
  2. Allow to cool and place in a blender.
  3. Shell and chop the walnuts.
  4. Clean the cilantro or coriander and remove the thick stems.
  5. Add the soy yogurt and soyanaise to the peas in the blender.
  6. Puree to a smooth consistency.
  7. Add the walnuts, lemon juice and zest and again puree to a smooth consistency.
  8. At last add the cilantro or coriander and puree again.
  9. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  10. Serve the the spread on flat crisps crackers or use as a dip for crudités.

Note
Recipe adapted from
http://blogs.sweden.se/food/2012/05/20/green-peas-and-walnut-dip-served-on-crisp-bread/