Mediterranean Split Pea Dip
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Dry Peas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Nutrition 1/2 cup serving
Recipe Contributed By A Cedar Spoon

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Mediterranean Split Pea Dip

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


Cooked Split Peas

  • 1 cup split peas, cooked
  • 2 cups water, (to cook the split peas)
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

Split Pea Dip

  • 1 clove garlic, whole
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 cups tomatoes, diced, drained
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp paprika, smoked paprika if preferred
  • 1/2 tsp salt, {more or less to taste}


  • Rinse 1 cup of dry split peas and place in a saucepan along with 2 cups of water, the onion and 4 minced garlic cloves. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover with a lid and simmer 25 to 35 minutes, or until tender.
  • In a food processor put the cooked split peas, whole garlic clove, feta cheese, diced tomatoes, lemon juice, paprika and salt.
  • Pulse until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides occasionally.
  • Put the Mediterranean Split Pea Dip in a serving dish. The dip can be served warm or you can refrigerate for two hours before serving. Serve with warm pita bread.
  • Cover and store the leftovers in the refrigerator.


Recipe by A Cedar Spoon