Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis

Summer time for me means sipping chilled wine on the patio and munching on vibrant trays of foods with family and friends.  I’m going to share one of my favorite and most show stopping crostinis with you, Lemony Pea Mash!  Just look at the color, I know you want one! 

Serve Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis with at room temperature with a chilled, crisp white wine for a vibrant and colorful appetizer. | #peacrostinis | www.savoryexperiments.com

Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis only take 20 minutes to prepare and provide s sharp pop of color to your table. Serve them alone or weave them on a variety tray. Try Smoked Salmon Pesto Crackers or Beef Carpaccio Crostinis.  Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis pair wonderfully with a crispy, slightly fruity, chilled white wine. 

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Serve Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis with at room temperature with a chilled, crisp white wine for a vibrant and colorful appetizer. | #peacrostinis | www.savoryexperiments.com
Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Serve Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis with at room temperature with a chilled, crisp white wine for a vibrant and colorful appetizer.
Servings: 20
Author: Jessica at Savory Experiments
Ingredients
  • 2 cups frozen peas thawed
  • 2 garlic cloves coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 flat leaf parsley
  • 3 tablespoons virgin olive oil divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Zest of two lemons divided
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • 20 crostinis
Instructions
  1. Combine peas, garlic, parsley, 1 tablespoon virgin olive oil, salt and water to a medium sauce pan. Bring to a simmer, stirring for 5-7 minutes or until parsley is wilted and garlic is starting to soften.
  2. Strain, reserving liquid, and add solids to a food processor. Add zest of one lemon, lemon juice and remaining two tablespoons virgin olive oil to mixture and puree. Mixture will be a paste, add reserved liquid until it is a spreadable consistency.
  3. Remove and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. When ready to serve, spread generously on a crostinis. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper and remaining lemon zest. If desired, drizzle with additional virgin olive oil.
Recipe Notes

Adapted from Bon Appetite.

Serve Lemony Pea Mash Crostinis with at room temperature with a chilled, crisp white wine for a vibrant and colorful appetizer. | #peacrostinis | www.savoryexperiments.com

Comments

Del's cooking twist

Lovely idea. And great pictures too!

Joanne T Ferguson

Great photo and recipe Jessica! Makes me want to just take a bite! Pinned and shared!

    Savory Experiments

    Thank you so much, Joanne!

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