Creamy minted pea dip

creamy minted pea dip recipe

Creamy minted pea dip

Making your own dips might seem like a waste of time when you can buy them in the shops, but honestly this little fella takes about 5 minutes of your time.

And for that little investment you’ll be richly rewarded my friends. This dip is SO delicious it will not last very long. In fact if you’re making it for a party then i’d recommend doubling up the recipe.

The kids loved it, the grown ups loved it. It’s a real storecupboard affair using frozen peas, shop bought mint sauce, lemon and creme fraiche.

I conjured it up for the folks at Ryvita – and if you like it please head over to their facebook page to vote for it to win!!!!!!

Creamy minted pea dip

2 handfuls frozen peas/petis pois
150ml half fat creme fraiche
1 tsp ready-made mint sauce
squeeze of lemon juice


  1. Cook the peas for a few minutes until tender, drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. Place in a blender with the creme fraiche, mint sauce and lemon juice. Season with salt and black pepper and blitz until smooth.

About Katie Bryson

Katie Bryson is a freelance food writer and blogger. She left a career in online news at the BBC to immerse herself in the culinary world, taking in courses at Leiths School of Food and Wine and an internship at Waitrose along the way. Her family food blog is bursting with recipes and tips for feeding hungry families that’ll help inspire all those frazzled parents out there wondering what on earth to cook for tea!
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2 Responses to Creamy minted pea dip

  1. Claire says:

    Yum yum yum
    Love dips, great way for mainlining veg into children who don’t realise it! This sounds great, and very easy – perfect!

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