Thursday, 11 July 2013

Pea Artichoke and Feta Pesto

 This is perfect as a spread for a sandwich, tossed in some pasta or as dip.  A few fresh peas, some mint, some feta, great olive oil and a food processor. 

You will need:

  • 1/2 cup fresh peas
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil -Mandranova Nocellara (more to drizzle over top)
  • handful of mint
  • handful of chives
  • handful of parsley
  • 1 small jar of marinated artichokes -drained (6 oz)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt/pepper
  • 1 tbsp honey

Step 1: gather all your ingredients. Remove peas from pods.

Step 2: in a food processor add peas, mint, chives, parsley and process until chopped.

Step 3: add feta, olive oil, drained artichokes, lemon, some salt and pepper and honey. Mix to puree and then taste it. Adjust the salt and pepper if necessary.

cover with a bit more oil and you can store in the fridge for 3-4 days.

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