Green slime with nachos

Recipe by:

Darina Allen

Start Halloween off with a nutritious snack, like this green slime

Green slime with nachos

SERVES

4

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

5

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

4

MINUTES

CUISINE

COURSE

Side

Method

  1. Cook the peas in boiling salted water for 3-4 minutes. Refresh under cold water and drain. Whizz the olive oil with the lime juice, coriander and chilli in a food processor, blend for 1 minute.

  2. Add the peas, cumin, coriander, parsley and about ½ teaspoon of salt and blend until smooth and slimy. Taste, correct the seasoning, put into a bowl and cover until needed.

  3. Serve with tortilla chips or nachos.

Ingredients

  • 16 warm tortillas, 2 ½ inch (6cm) approx

  • 450g (1lb) podded fresh or frozen peas

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 2 tbsp  fresh coriander, finely chopped

  • ½ fresh chilli, finely chopped (seeds removed)

  • ¼ tsp freshly ground cumin

  • ½ tsp ground coriander

  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped

  • ½ tsp salt, approx. and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Cook the peas in boiling salted water for 3-4 minutes. Refresh under cold water and drain. Whizz the olive oil with the lime juice, coriander and chilli in a food processor, blend for 1 minute.

  2. Add the peas, cumin, coriander, parsley and about ½ teaspoon of salt and blend until smooth and slimy. Taste, correct the seasoning, put into a bowl and cover until needed.

  3. Serve with tortilla chips or nachos.