SPICY PEA DIP
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) green peas, drained
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons lime juice concentrate or juice of
Hot pepper sauce, to taste
1 cup petite-cut canned tomatoes, drained
1 teaspoon dried or
1 tablespoon chopped, fresh cilantro
Mash peas in a medium bowl, using a potato masher or the back of a large spoon. In a medium bowl, combine mashed peas, onion, garlic, lime juice and hot pepper sauce to taste. Mix until well blended. Stir in tomatoes and cilantro. If a refrigerator or cooler is available, cover and cool for about 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. The dip can also be enjoyed right away at room temperature.
Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories 30; Total fat 0g; Saturated fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 135mg; Carbohydrate 6g; Fiber 2g; Protein 2g; Vitamin A 15%DV*; Vitamin C 10%DV; Calcium 2%DV; Iron 4%DV
Pairs Well With
For an easy snack, dip it! With its savory flavor, this spicy pea dip makes snacking on veggies easy. Enjoy it with bread, crackers, tortilla chips, crisp baby carrots or celery sticks if you have some in your cooler.