A Toast to Peas

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Ingredients

 

Pea Mash:

  • 1 Lbs English peas
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 small jalapeno, stem removed
  • 2 cloves roasted garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey

Caramelized onions:

  • 1 sweet yellow onion
  • Olive Oil to coat Pan
  • 1 tablespoon salt

To assemble:

  • 16 0z Ricotta Cheese
  • 4 oz Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup blanched sugar snap peas
  • 1 loaf Country bread cut 1/3 inch slices

Procedure

1. Slice onion 1/4 inch thick, coat large saute pan with olive oil and saute over medium heat until golden brown

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2.  Slice bread 1/3 inch thick and lightly toast (Note: be sure NOT to brown bread at this point). Then spread Ricotta evenly across slice.

 

 

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3. Combine 1/2 of Peas, Jalapeno, Garlic, salt and honey and blend until consistency of oatmeal. Then add remaining Peas add pulse blend to break up whole peas

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4. Chop sauted onions and spread on top of the ricotta cheese

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5. Spread Pea mixture evenly across all pieces of toast atop of the layers of ricotta and sauted onions

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6. Open blanched Sugar snap pea pods and use to garnish on Pea toast and on plate as desired

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