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Ema Sweet Pea and Avocado Spread

Avocado & Sweet Pea Spread

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Here’s a great recipe to add a little green to your summer BBQ or game day spread. Slice up your favorite crudité and pair it with Chef CJ Jacobson’s signature Avocado & Sweet Pea Spread inspired by Ema.

sweet pea and avocado spread with crudite inspired from Ema

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Avocado & Sweet Pea Spread

Add a little green to your appetizer spread

Yield: 4 cups


2 Cups Frozen Peas, blanched for 5 minutes
1 clove Garlic, minced
1 Tbsp Mint, chopped
1 tsp Sugar
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
4 tsp Salt
1 Tbsp Parsley, chopped
½ Jalapeno, no stems or seeds
1 Avocado
Assorted Vegetables for serving


1. Puree the blanched peas, mint, garlic, sugar, parsley and a touch of olive oil until almost smooth (leave a little chunky)
2. Add Avocado
3. Adjust seasoning with lemon, olive oil and salt
4. Serve alongside vegetable crudité

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