Pleasing Pea Tomato Dip Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Peas2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Fresh tomatoes2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Kelp1⁄4 Tablespoon
 Tamari1 Tablespoon
 Spike3⁄4 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 157 Calories from Fat 8

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.98 g1.5%

Saturated Fat 0.16 g0.81%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 440.1 mg18.3%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39%

Sugars 13.4 g

Protein 10 g20.7%

Vitamin A 53.9% Vitamin C 137%

Calcium 6% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a saucepan, cover the peas with just enough water and boil them on a medium flame, for 5 minutes or until they are soft but not mushy. Drain the peas and allow them to cool to room temperature.
2. Wash and roughly chop the tomatoes. Do not discard the pulp.


MAKING
3. In a food processor or blender jar with the whipping blade attached, combine the soft and cooled peas, chopped tomatoes, kelp, tamari and Spike seasoning.
4. Place the lid on top and pulse the mixture in 3 or 4 bursts to blend the ingredients well to form a thick and smooth paste.

SERVING
5. Use this as a dip and serve with crackers, toasted pita bread, tortilla chips or vegetable sticks.
6. You can also use it as a spread or topping.
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