Greek Split Pea Spread

Greek Split Pea Spread is a condiment that serves 10. For 54 cents per serving, this recipe covers 14% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains approximately 6g of protein, 5g of fat, and a total of 132 calories. A mixture of fresh dill, salt, lemon juice, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. This recipe from Eating Well has 283 fans. Several people really liked this Mediterranean dish. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and vegan diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns an awesome spoonacular score of 99%. Rosemary Flatbread with Yellow Split Pea Spread, Greek Split Pea Soup with Lemon, and Dinner Tonight: Greek Yellow Split-Pea Soup with Red Onion and Lemon are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 10

Preparation duration: 30 minutes

Cooking duration: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, or parsley

6 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled

2 tablespoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

Freshly ground pepper, to taste

1/4 cup finely diced red onion

1 teaspoon salt

3 cups water

1 cup yellow split peas, rinsed

Equipment:

sauce pan

plastic wrap

food processor

bowl

Cooking instruction summary:

Combine split peas, garlic and water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil, skimming off any froth. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.Uncover and simmer, stirring often, until the mixture has cooked down to a thick puree, 10 to 20 minutes longer. Remove from heat and stir in salt. Press plastic wrap on the surface and let cool.Transfer the pea mixture to a food processor. Add lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil; process until smooth. Season with pepper. Transfer to a bowl. To serve, drizzle the remaining 2 tablespoons oil over the spread and sprinkle with red onion and dill (or parsley).

 

Step by step:


1. Combine split peas, garlic and water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil, skimming off any froth. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.Uncover and simmer, stirring often, until the mixture has cooked down to a thick puree, 10 to 20 minutes longer.

2. Remove from heat and stir in salt. Press plastic wrap on the surface and let cool.

3. Transfer the pea mixture to a food processor.

4. Add lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil; process until smooth. Season with pepper.

5. Transfer to a bowl. To serve, drizzle the remaining 2 tablespoons oil over the spread and sprinkle with red onion and dill (or parsley).


Nutrition Information:

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132k Calories
5g Protein
4g Total Fat
17g Carbs
60% Health Score
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Calories
132k
7%

Fat
4g
7%

  Saturated Fat
0.64g
4%

Carbohydrates
17g
6%

  Sugar
4g
6%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
242mg
11%

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Protein
5g
11%

Vitamin C
97mg
118%

Vitamin A
2368IU
47%

Fiber
6g
27%

Folate
89µg
22%

Manganese
0.39mg
20%

Vitamin B6
0.28mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.19mg
13%

Vitamin E
1mg
12%

Potassium
367mg
10%

Copper
0.2mg
10%

Phosphorus
95mg
10%

Vitamin K
9µg
9%

Magnesium
33mg
8%

Iron
1mg
7%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Vitamin B2
0.11mg
6%

Vitamin B5
0.6mg
6%

Zinc
0.82mg
5%

Calcium
22mg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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