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Green pea guacamole

About this recipe: This is a useful guacamole if you can't get avocados. It's a nice green colour, and flavoured with the lime, cumin and chilli that guacamole is known for.

HighSpeedMum Gloucestershire, England, UK

Ingredients
Serves: 6 

  • 900g (2lb) frozen green peas
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 green or red chilli, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 small lemon or lime, juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Method
Prep:20min  ›  Cook:3min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:53min 

  1. Cook peas in boiling water for 3 minutes, drain and refresh with iced water.
  2. Drain well, then tip into a food processor. Add the garlic, chilli and ground cumin. Whizz until you have a smooth puree.
  3. Tip into a bowl and mix in the onions, tomatoes, ground coriander, oil, fresh coriander and citrus juice to taste.
  4. Season well with salt and pepper and allow to sit in the fridge for 30 minutes before serving.

Serving suggestion

Nice served in individual ramekins with taco chips, pitta triangles or corn chips to use as spoons.

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