Sesame & Green Pea Spread
|Sesame seeds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Small, chopped|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Frozen peas||10 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||2 Teaspoon|
Toast sesame seeds in a heavy ungreased skillet over medium heat until lightly browned. Stir frequently. Remove seeds to a bowl and set aside.
Melt butter or margarine in the same skillet. Add onion and garlic and saute until onion is soft. Stir in frozen peas, 1/4 cup water, tamari and salt. Cook about 5 minutes until peas are just tender.
Puree pea mixture in a blender with lemon juice. Remove to a bowl and stir in sesame seeds.
Store in a covered container in the refrigerator.