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Many of you know I love to create pestos, spreads etc with what ever you have — well with this beautiful weather come peas and here is a beautiful pea pesto to enjoy this weekend!

Pea Pesto
3 cups peas fresh or frozen, just bring to boil and turn off heat. Let sit a minute then drain. (you want them just cooked)
In food processor put:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove (or more if you like)
1 cup spinach or basil (or 1/2 cup each)
3 tablespoons pecans
3 tablespoons parmesan
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (if desired)
zest of a 1/2 lemon
Pulse …. if you want it smooth add some lemon juice and water.
Stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons more olive oil.


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