Spicy Pea Spread

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people


  • 500 g Peas, dried
  • 250 g Cream cheese
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Pc Onion
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable broth, powder
  • 1 Splash Lemon, juice


  • Soak the peas in 2.5 liters of water overnight.
  • Boil the soaked peas in water with the vegetable stock for about 20 minutes until soft. (Soda works wonders. ;-))
  • Drain the peas, let them cool, remove 2 tablespoons of peas and set aside and then puree the rest.
  • Add the finely chopped onion, garlic powder, cream cheese, oil, lemon juice and spices to the pea puree and mix until the whole is a smooth and homogeneous mass.
  • Mix the two tablespoons of peas into the spread and let them taste good!
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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