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Green Pea Avocado Dip with Mint and Mustard Seeds

Creamy, minty and a touch toasty, this green pea avocado dip with mint and mustard seeds is reminiscent of both spring and summer. It's full of fresh flavor, and works as a dip, spread or even as a dressing.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free
Keyword mint pea avocado dip, pea and avocado dip
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1-2 tsp brown mustard seeds, toasted (see instructions below)
  • 1 cup shelled fresh green peas or thawed frozen green peas
  • 1 medium-large ripe avocado, halved, pitted and peeled
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 large lemon, juiced
  • 3 Tbsp fresh mint leaves
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. In a small skillet, dry toast the mustard seeds over medium heat until they become fragrant and darken slightly (about 2-3 minutes). Set aside.

  2. Place remaining ingredients in a food processor bowl and process until mixed, but still a little chunky. Taste and adjust flavor, as desired. Transfer to a serving bowl and mix in the toasted mustard seeds.

  3. Serve with veggies or plantain chips, atop of eggs, mixed into salad, smeared on slices of grain-free seeded bread, etc.