Green Pea Pesto Dip Party Platter

Pesto is such a party favourite, but many are not so great for those with intolerance to gluten and dairy.

Give this delicious, creamy, protein packed pesto dip a go.  Your friends and family will be begging you for the recipe.

Adding greens to yummy snacks are also such a great way to get fussy kiddies to eat the vital nutrients they need.

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Ingredients

  • Dip
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 2 tins of white beans
  • 1 bunch of basil
  • 3 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp Clean Lean Protein Just Natural
  • Salt + Pepper to taste
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 6 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Topping: Crushed cashew nuts + drizzle of olive oil
  • Platter
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 cucumber peeled
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • 2 carrots
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • Gluten free crackers
  • Olives

Method

  1. In a blender place all ingredients for the pea pesto dip.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy. Scoop into a small serving bowl and refrigerate until cool.
  3. Chop all veggies into sticks ready for the platter.
  4. Arrange platter in a decorative manor.
  5. Drizzle the dip with a small amount of olive oil and sprinkle with crushed cashew nuts for crunch and decoration.
  6. Serve and enjoy with your loved ones.