Mushy Peas Dip

This popular recipe is often served alongside Fish ’n Chips in Britain. It’s also delicious on its own, or as a fun dip for your fried potatoes!

Hands-on time:

25 minutes

Start-to-eat time:

25 minutes


  • 2 ½ cups frozen green peas
  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ tsp cumin
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ⅔ cup mint
  • ½ tsp salt
  • pepper to taste

Kids kitchen skills:

  • using a colander
  • blending


  • saucepan
  • colander
  • knife & cutting board
  • measuring cups & spoons
  • blender or food processor


Grown-up steps
  1. Place frozen peas in a colander and defrost by pouring boiling water over them.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. Place peas minus ½ cup and all other ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until chunky, do not over process. Stir in the rest of the peas and mix. Keep refrigerated for about one hour until ready to serve.

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