Ingredients

  • 1 cup Certified SC grown peas, shelled
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 8 tsp ground cumin
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Bring a small pot of salted water to a boil. Add peas; cook until tender, about 2 minutes. Drain and run under cold water.
  2. In a food processor, pulse peas, cilantro, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and cumin, about 30-40 seconds. Season with salt.
  3. Serve with fresh veggies and pita chips.

Ag Fact: Peas are low fat but high everything else.  A cup of peas has less than 100 calories but lots of protein, fiber and micro-nutrients.