Smashed Pea, Lemon & Mint Dip


Serves 4

1 cup frozen peas

2 Tbsp chopped mint leaves

Juice of 1/2 lemon

2 Tbsp lite sour cream

  1. Bring a small pot of salted water to the boil.
  2. Cook peas. Add peas to pot of boiling water and cook for 1–2 minutes, until bright green and tender. Drain, rinse under cold water and drain again well.
  3. Make dip. Combine all dip ingredients and 1/2 tsp salt in a food processor and blitz for about 1 minute, until roughly combined. Alternatively, mash ingredients together in a bowl.
  4. Serve with veggie sticks.

Nutritional Info (per serve)
Energy (kJ): 141
Energy (Cal): 34
Carbohydrate (g): 2.6
Protein (g): 2.5
Fat (g): 1.2
Saturated Fat (g): 0.7
Sugars (g): 0.9

Meet the Nutritionist

Emma ‘Edamame’

Our in-house nutritionist Emma ‘Edamame’ was born and bred in mid Canterbury and has the health and wellbeing of Kiwis in mind at all times. As an NZ registered nutritionist (NZ Nutrition Society) with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Auckland, she makes sure we’re all getting our fresh dose of local veggies and our meals are full of nutritious substance – thanks for having our back Em (and our waistlines!). When it comes to New Zealand produce, Emma is a whizz, with fresh berries being her absolute fave. Intrigued to know what food this nutritionist couldn’t live without? Fresh fish and seafood, delivering on both flavour and nourishment. As well as ice cream, especially real fruit ice creams, in the summer time! Life’s all about a tasty balance, right?

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