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For a tasty twist on guacamole, try this delicious green dip made from peas. This refreshing recipe is an easy way to get everyone eating more vegetables. Serve with raw vegetable sticks or bread as a tasty snack.

  • 15 minutes prep. time
  • Serves 6
  • Salads & light bites, Vegetarian & vegan
A pair of hands pushes peas from a pea pod into a white bowl with a blue rim, which has some peas inside. Pea shoots surround the bowl
Shelling peas | © National Trust Images/William Shaw


For the peacamole

  • 250g frozen peas
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • 50ml cold-pressed rapeseed oil
  • ½ a lime, juice and zest
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To finish

  • 75g fresh tomato, finely diced
  • 90g red onion, finely diced


Step 1

Place the peas in a bowl and pour boiling waterover over them. Leave to stand for 5 minutes, then drain and leave to dry.

Step 2

Place the peas in a blender and add the remaining ingredients, pulse a couple of times and then blitz until smooth.


Step 3

Remove from the blender and mix through the tomatoes and onion, then season to taste.

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