Healthy Green Peas Spread.









I just so love green peas! they are not only for soup and stews and I want to have them in many different ways. When I buy fresh peas I feel like eating them raw for it smells so good and fresh that I wanted to create something nice where I can have green peas a little crunch still and get the best of what this wonderful vegetable can offer, something fresh healthy and simple to prepare yet delicious and elegant at the same time. So I created a healthy green peas spread and here is how:
Take 3 cups of fresh peas to a boiling water with 2 1/2 tbsp of sea salt (the salt will keep the beautiful green natural color and will season as well, peas will be something salty) let it blanch for 4 to 5 minutes no longer than that so peas will be crunch on the inside . Drain peas well and take to a food processor (no water) add 2 cups of parsley leaves and process the two ingredients just enough to mix , about 10 seconds (the point is having a coarse texture and not a paste). Then add 3/4 cup Greek yogurt and about 3 tbsp good extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper to the mixture and pulse just enough to blend all ingredients.Take the mixture out of the processor into a bowl, add 1 clove of thinly minced garlic and mix well.. Serve over a slice of toasted whole grain bread and top with pieces of feta cheese and fresh basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil . Delicious way to enjoy this amazing power vegetable loaded with folic acid , ascorbic acid, vitamin k, fiber and much more. Enjoy it!


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