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.

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 crudité