Pea and wasabi dip recipe

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This delicious pea and wasabi dip is perfect served with freshly prepared veggies and is a summer favourite

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  • healthy
  • Low-fat
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Serves6
SkillEasy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories92 Kcal5%
Fat2.5 g4%
Saturated Fat1.5 g8%

Wasabi, also known as Japanese horseradish, is a strong, hot condiment that can be used for adding an extra punch to all sorts of dishes - including this delicious pea and wasabi dip. Just a couple of teaspoons is all you need for a tasty twist on these classic summer flavours. Serve with crunchy vegetables for a light lunch or healthy afternoon snack.

Ingredients

  • 500g frozen peas
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 2tbsp freshly chopped mint
  • 1-2tsp wasabi paste
  • 100g Greek yogurt
  • Cherry tomatoes, radishes, sugar-snap peas, baby carrots, to serve

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Method

  1. Cook the peas in boiling water for 2-3 mins. Drain well and rinse under cold water to cool them. Place the peas in the bowl of a food processor. Add the remaining ingredients for the dip and purée until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Serve the dip with cleaned raw vegetables. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
Top Tip for making Pea and wasabi dip

For a chunkier texture, pulse the dip with a hand blender instead.

Sue McMahon is a former Food and Recipes Writer at GoodTo and Cooking Editor at Woman's Weekly. Her primary passion is cakes and Sue regularly travels the world teaching cake decorating. Her biggest achievement to date was winning the Prix d’honneur at La Salon Culinaire International de Londres beating over 1,200 other entries.