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Sweet Pea Crostini

Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 2 hrs, 15 mins
Yield Makes 20 appetizer servings

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

How to Make It

  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.

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