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Pea and Ricotta Spread

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.

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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings10
Calories Per Serving105
Total Fat6g10%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated3g16%
Cholesterol19mg6%
Protein6g12%
Carbs6g2%
Vitamin A58µg6%
Vitamin B120.1µg2.1%
Vitamin C14mg24%
Vitamin E0.3mg1.4%
Vitamin K10µg12%
Calcium87mg9%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)27µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)27µg7%
Iron0.7mg3.7%
Magnesium16mg4%
Monounsaturated2gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.8mg3.8%
Phosphorus96mg14%
Polyunsaturated0.4gN/A
Potassium125mg4%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg7%
Sodium149mg6%
Zinc0.9mg5.7%