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Creamy Pea and Tofu Spread

Per Serving

Creamy Pea and Tofu Spread

Makes: 24 servings (yields 3 cups)
Serving Size: 2 Tbsp.
Calories 25
Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 50 mg
Potassium 40 mg
Protein 2 g
Phosphorus 30 mg
Choices: Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 24 servings (yields 3 cups)
  • Serving Size: 2 Tbsp.
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

12 oz. silken lite tofu
10 oz. frozen green peas, thawed and patted dry
1 Tbsp. sesame tahini
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. fresh grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup minced fresh mint
1 scallion, finely minced
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Add the tofu, peas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and Parmesan cheese to a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth but thick. Add the mint, scallion, salt, and black pepper and blend again until smooth. Serve, if desired, with assorted raw vegetables, whole grain toasted pita bread, or whole grain crackers.
 
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