Minty Pea Pesto Dip with Burrata and Toasted Quinoa Served with Craize Crackers


Indulge in the delightful flavors of a Minty Pea Pesto Dip with Burrata and Toasted Quinoa, perfectly paired with crispy Craize Crackers. This refreshing and vibrant dip offers a unique twist on traditional pesto, with the sweetness of peas and the freshness of mint creating a harmonious blend of flavors. The creamy Burrata adds a luxurious touch, while the toasted quinoa provides a satisfying crunch. Paired with the light and crunchy Craize Crackers, this appetizer is sure to impress your guests at any gathering or event. Elevate your snacking experience with this sophisticated and delicious dish that is as visually appealing as it is tasty.

Photo and recipe created by Elisabeth @zazachef_cook.eat.repeat


2 cups fresh peas (frozen works too), plus an extra ¼ cup for topping
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
½ cup chopped fresh mint
½ cup chopped fresh basil
salt and pepper throughout
½ cup olive oil (i usually use less)
1 (8) ounces Burrata ball, cut in smaller pieces
½ cup Ancient Harvest Traditional Quinoa, cooked and toasted
1 bag Craize crackers, everything crackers


Submerge the peas in boiling water for 2 minutes.
Drain and let cool.
In a food processor, add the 2 cups of peas, garlic, lemon juice, Parmigiano Reggiano, basil and mint to a food processor and puree until coarse. Stream in the EVOO until smooth (add more EVOO if not smooth enough). Season with salt and pepper.
Spoon a pool of the pea puree onto a serving place. Top with the burrata cheese ball, a drizzle of EVOO and salt and pepper. Garnish with the ¼ cup of peas and toasted quinoa. Serve with Craize crackers.