Spring Pea and Tofu Dip
frozen green peas
10 oz, or fresh peas, sweet baby variety
lite silken tofu
fresh lemon juice
1 tsp(s), or to taste
¼ tsp(s), coarsely ground, or to taste
fresh mint leaves
½ cup(s), firmly packed
½ cup(s), chopped
- Bring a medium saucepan half full of water to a boil; add peas. Return to a boil; boil 1 minute to soften skins. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain again.
- Put peas into the bowl of a food processor; add tofu, oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Process until mixture is smooth. Add mint and scallions; pulse until finely chopped.
- Scrape mixture into a bowl and refrigerate at least 30 minutes for flavors to blend (or cover and refrigerate up to 2 days). Garnish with additional sliced scallions or mint, if desired.