Peas are one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in the world and have an impressive history dating back up to 10,000 years. Originally native to Asia and the Mediterranean, peas were already valued as food by the ancient Egyptians and Romans. Today, they can be found in many cuisines around the world and enjoy great popularity due to their sweet taste and wide range of uses.
But not only is their taste impressive, their nutrient density is also impressive. Peas are rich in vegetable protein, fibre, vitamins (especially vitamin C and vitamin K) and minerals such as iron and zinc. They also contain important antioxidants that can help reduce cell damage and strengthen the immune system.
I am always delighted by the creamy and fresh consistency of the pea dip. My guests are always delighted and with every bite you pick up some nutritional value to boot. Try the recipe, it’s worth it!