Pile it on toasted bread and you have a perfect marriage of textures, tastes and colours.
|1 cup||fresh or frozen peas — extra for garnish|
|1||garlic — cloves, chopped|
|lemon — juice only|
|salt and freshly ground black pepper — to taste|
|lemon — zest only|
|olive oil — to drizzle|
|fresh mint — to garnish|
If you are using frozen peas, place in boiling water for a few minutes, drain and refresh under cold water.
Place all ingredients except salt, pepper and lemon rind in food processor and pulse until smooth.
If the mixture is too dry add a splash of lemon juice and olive oil.
Taste and add more lemon juice if needed.
Make 10 slices of toasted bread. Ciabatta or sourdough.
Spread ricotta thickly on the toasted slices of bread (if used).
Top with pea hummus.
Sprinkle with cracked black pepper and lemon rind.
Drizzle some olive oil over each slice and garnish with mint leaves and the extra peas