Avocado-Green Pea Salsa

This unusual, colorful salsa from chef Jose Enrique combines green peas and creamy diced avocado with a hit of lime. It’s outstanding with baked rice dishes like arroz con pollo.

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  • Servings: 4

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  • 1 cup fresh or thawed frozen peas
  • 1 small red onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt
  • 3 Hass avocados, peeled, pitted and finely diced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium saucepan of salted boiling water, blanch the peas until crisp-tender, about 1 minute. Drain and cool under running water, then drain on paper towels.

  2. In a bowl, mix the onion with the lime juice and 3/4 teaspoon of salt; let stand for 10 minutes. Fold in the avocados, peas and oil, season with salt and serve.

Make Ahead

The salsa can be refrigerated overnight.

Contributed By Photo © Con Poulos Published September 2014

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