Spring Pea & Mint Crostini

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Preparation Time 10 minutes Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 (2 crostinis per serving) Cost Per Serving $0.80
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1 1/2 cupsShelled Spring Peas
1/2 cupFresh Mint
1/2 cupLemon, juice and zest
1 tbspGrainy Mustard
1/2 cupLight Ricotta
1 tbspExtra Virgin Olive Oil
16Thin Slices of Whole Grain Bread, toasted
To tasteSea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  1. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil and set a bowl of ice water off to the side.
  2. Add the peas to the boiling water. After 60 seconds, remove peas with a slotted spoon and add directly to the ice water.
  3. Add the peas and edamame to a food processor with remaining ingredients and puree until smooth. Season to taste.
  4. Spread a spoonful over your thin crisp bread.


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