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Mint and Basil Pea Spread in glass bowl, spread on toasts and a loaf of sourdough bread

Mint & Basil Pea Spread

Say hello to spring with this Mint & Basil Pea Spread. Quick, healthy, and vibrant flavors make this spread perfect for toast, crackers, or even by the spoonful.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 77kcal
Author Ashley


  • 2 cups peas, cooked and cooled
  • 1 tbsp minced shallot
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp water
  • ΒΌ cup basil leaves
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1-2 tsp lemon zest
  • salt and pepper
  • optional: pecorino romano or other salty cheese, red pepper flakes


  • In blender or food processor, add peas, shallot, lemon juice, olive oil, basil and mint leaves. Blend/puree until combined. Add in 1 tbsp of water if need more liquid. You can leave a bit chunky if you prefer more texture.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and lemon zest.
  • Optional: Top pea dip with grated pecorino romano cheese and red pepper flakes.