Spicy pistachio and pea spread

We spread this on our bread at evening meals and on our breakfast whole wheat rolls.

Spicy pistachio and pea spread


  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 1& 1/2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbs. lemon juice


  1. Shell the pistachios.
  2. Place the thawed peas in a food processor.
  3. Add all of the ingredients and puree.
  4. Transfer to a 1-quart (1 liter) saucepan and gently heat until thoroughly warmed.


This bright green spread also makes a great dip for vegetables.