Green Peas with Lemon and Basil Ricotta

1
Katie Ligrani

By
@knollka

We are moving, and I'm cleaning out the freezer. I noticed we had a plethora of PEAS!!! I created this recipe to encourage my family to start eating them. Guess what, it worked! :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 16oz bag(s)
    split green peas
  • 1 large
    lemon
  • 1 c
    ricotta cheese, part-skim
  • 1 bunch
    basil, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt and pepper

How to Make Green Peas with Lemon and Basil Ricotta

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare and heat peas. Cut lemon in half. In a Cuisinart or blender, mix ricotta with basil and the juice and zest of one lemon half. Arrange peas on four plates. Put a dollop of the ricotta mixture on top of the peas. With the remaining lemon half, distribute zest and juice onto each plate, then lightly drizzle lightly with olive oil, and finish with a pinch of salt and pepper.

Printable Recipe Card

About Green Peas with Lemon and Basil Ricotta

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #fast, #creative




Leave a Comment

26 Delicious Ways To Prepare Asparagus Recipe

26 Delicious Ways to Prepare Asparagus

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Asparagus is a crazy healthy food that you should be eating, so here are 26 yummy asparagus recipes you should try ASAP!

19 Summer Side Dishes Recipe

19 Summer Side Dishes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It’s finally summertime - which means it’s time for some of our favorites! Pasta salad, potato salad, fruit salad, chicken salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad, baked beans and more, it might...

Fire Up The Grill For Dad This Weekend Recipe

Fire Up the Grill for Dad This Weekend

Kitchen Crew

Father's Day is this weekend. While dads are celebrated year around, it's the one day to show dad how much you care. From an appetizer to dessert, why not use...