Smashed Peas With Mint Bruschetta Recipe

Smashed peas with mint bruschetta is a refreshing and vibrant appetizer that combines the sweetness of peas with the freshness of mint. The peas are cooked until tender and then mashed with garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil for a creamy texture. The mint adds a burst of flavor and a hint of coolness. The mixture is then spread onto toasted baguette slices, creating a delicious and colorful bruschetta. This dish is perfect for spring or summer gatherings and can be served as a light snack or a starter.

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Ingredients for Smashed Peas With Mint Bruschetta Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Fresh Or Frozen Peas
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.06 cup Fresh Mint Leaves, Plus Extra For Garnish
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil, Plus Extra For Drizzling
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1/4 Baguette, Sliced And Toasted

Directions: Smashed Peas With Mint Bruschetta Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a pot of boiling water, cook the peas until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 2.In a food processor, combine the cooked peas, garlic, mint leaves, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Pulse until smooth.
  • STEP 3.Toast the baguette slices until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 4.Spread the smashed pea mixture onto the toasted baguette slices.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with additional mint leaves and a drizzle of olive oil, if desired.
  • STEP 6.Serve the smashed peas with mint bruschetta immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For a creamier texture, you can add a tablespoon of Greek yogurt or sour cream to the smashed pea mixture.
  • If you don't have a food processor, you can use a blender or a potato masher to mash the peas.
  • To make this dish ahead of time, prepare the smashed pea mixture and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Toast the baguette slices and assemble the bruschetta just before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover smashed pea mixture can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To serve, bring the smashed pea mixture to room temperature and spread it onto freshly toasted baguette slices.
  • This dish is best enjoyed fresh, but you can also serve it as a dip with crackers or vegetable sticks.
Nutrition
value
60
calories per serving
7 g Fat< 1 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    < 1mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    < 1mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    < 1mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp