Pea and Ricotta Spread

Pea and Ricotta Spread
Ready in
5 m

Pea and Ricotta Spread is a lovely springtime appetizer that is easy to make. The green peas and mint add a vibrant springtime freshness, and this spread is perfect served over crusty bread, or even with veggies.

10
Servings
105
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
About 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 12 Ounces Frozed peas, thawed, or fresh shelled peas
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 2 Fresh mint leaves, more to taste
  • 2 Teaspoons Lemon zest
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground black pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1-1/2 Cup Ricotta cheese

Directions

Add all the ingredients to a food processor and blend so the mixture is combined, but slightly chunky.
Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed.
Serve as a spread for fresh crusty bread, toasted baguette slices, crackers, or with veggies.

Pea Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Pea Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
10%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Protein
6g
12%
Carbs
6g
2%
Vitamin A
58µg
6%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
2.1%
Vitamin C
14mg
24%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.4%
Vitamin K
10µg
12%
Calcium
87mg
9%
Fiber
2g
7%
Folate (food)
27µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
27µg
7%
Iron
0.7mg
3.7%
Magnesium
16mg
4%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.8mg
3.8%
Phosphorus
96mg
14%
Polyunsaturated
0.4g
N/A
Potassium
125mg
4%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7%
Sodium
149mg
6%
Zinc
0.9mg
5.7%