Sweet Pea Crostini

recipe

Yield:

Makes 20 appetizer servings
Total time: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes

Ingredients

2 (9-oz.) packages frozen sweet peas, thawed
3 garlic cloves, chopped
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
40 French bread baguette slices, toasted
1/2 cup (2-oz.) crumbled blue cheese or goat cheese

Preparation

1. Place peas and garlic in a food processor; with processor running, pour oil through food chute in a slow, steady stream, processing until smooth. Stir in lemon juice; season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and chill 2 hours.

2. Spoon pea mixture onto toasted baguette slices; sprinkle with cheese.

Pair with: Vincent Delaporte, Sancerre 2009, or Vinho Verde, or a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.

June 2011
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