Here’s a great recipe to add a little green to your summer BBQ spread. Slice up your favorite crudite and pair it with Chef CJ Jacobson’s signature Avocado & Sweet Pea Spread inspired by Ema.

While this spread is currently not on the menu, Ema is dishing out lots of delicious spreads and hummus’ to try. Order carryout or delivery from Ema or join us on the patio which is first come, first served.

pea and avocado spread with crudite fro ema

To download a recipe of the Avocado & Sweet Pea Spread, click here.

2 Cups Frozen Peas, blanched for 5 minutes
1 clove Garlic, minced
1 Tbsp Mint, chopped
1 tsp Sugar
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
4 tsp Salt
1 Tbsp Parsley, chopped
½ Jalapeno, no stems or seeds
1 Avocado
Assorted Vegetables

1. Puree the blanched peas, mint, garlic, sugar, parsley and a touch of olive oil until almost smooth (leave a little chunky)
2. Add Avocado
3. Adjust seasoning with lemon, olive oil and salt
4. Serve alongside vegetable crudite