Full ingredients list:
¾ cup frozen green peas
2 tablespoons pistachio kernels
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 small garlic clove, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped chives
Flesh of 1 small avocado
2 teaspoons lemon juice
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
1 Boil, steam or microwave peas until tender. Refresh under cold running water. Drain. Set aside.
2 Process pistachios, lemon zest, garlic and chives in a small food processor until finely chopped.
3 Add the peas, avocado and lemon juice, and process until well combined, leaving some texture. Season with pepper. Serve pesto straight away, or the same day you make it.
Toss pesto through pasta for a creamy sauce, or serve with fritters or dollop on top of salad bowls.
About this recipe
First published: September 2019