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Easy, Cheesy Fresh Pea Crostini


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook peas in boiling water, uncovered, until bright green and tender ~2 minutes. Drain.

Place cooked peas and olive oil into a bowl. Using the back of a spoon, mash until coarsely ground. Add pecorino, lemon zest, lemon juice, and garlic to the bowl. Continue to mash until reached desired texture. (Optional: Use a blender or food processor instead)

Fold mint into pea mash. Salt to taste and set aside.

Place baguette slices onto a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and bake until pale golden and crisp (8-10 minutes).

Spoon and spread pea mash onto crostini. Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and freshly ground pepper. To make it extra springy, top with pea shoots and thinly sliced radishes.

Ingredients for

Easy, Cheesy Fresh Pea Crostini

1 cup fresh english peas, shelled
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil (plus more for drizzling)
3 tablespoons grated pecorino romano
¼ teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice (juice from half a lemon)
1 clove garlic, minced
15 mint leaves, thinly sliced
1 fresh baguette, cut into ⅓ inch thick slices
1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
Pea shoots
Thinly sliced radishes

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Easy, Cheesy Fresh Pea Crostini

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