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Thai green dip

This Thai green dip makes a nice change from your usual hummus and creamy dips. A healthy blend of broad beans, peas, fresh herbs and spring onion, the mixture of soy sauce and Thai herbs brings plenty of flavour to the dish
Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 8 mins
Total time: 18 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Mid-price

 

Ingredients

 

    • 100g fresh or frozen broad beans

 

    • 100g fresh or frozen peas

 

    • 2 spring onions, trimmed and chopped

 

    • 1 tbsp frozen Thai herb mix

 

    • 1-2 tsp sesame oil

 

    • Dash of Thai fish or soy sauce

 

    • Good squeeze of lime juice, optional

 

    • Handful of fresh coriander (or mint) leaves, optional

 

To serve:

    • Young carrots, radishes, cauliflower florets, and pepper strips

 

    • Pitta bread, toasted

 

 

Method

 

 

    1. Bring 200ml water to the boil in a pan. Add the beans, peas, spring onions and herbs, half cover with a lid and simmer for 5-8 mins, until tender. With a stick blender, purée the vegetables, herbs and liquid in the pan, adding the oil and fish or soy sauce, plus lime juice and coriander or mint, if using, to taste.

 

    1. Serve with the fresh veg and pitta bread, for dipping.

 

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

fat 2.0g saturates 0.5g calories 51(kcal)

 

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.