Cheesy Sweet Pea Truffle Toast Appetizers – When you’ve just got to have a little cheese!

Cheesy Sweet Pea Truffle Toast Appetizers – When you’ve just got to have a little cheese!

Beautiful, and healthy! These appetizers are so delicious and unexpected. Your guests will ask what these are, then ask again for the recipe after they’ve taken a bite. So good!  It doesn’t really matter that you defrosted frozen peas and whirled them around with a couple other ingredients while the French bread was toasting! Easy, quick and always ready at a moments notice. If you’re looking for more appetizers to serve on toast, try these exciting recipes with classic hummus and 4 extra variations!

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Cheesy Sweet Pea Toast Appetizers
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Delicious, unexpected and quick to make!
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Californian
Serves:: 10 Makes: 20
  • 1 ½ C peas
  • 2 T Parmesano-Reggiano cheese, freshly grated
  • ½ C Feta cheese, crumbled, reserve more for garnish, if desired
  • 1 t White truffle oil, optional
  • Kosher sea salt or to taste
  • ¼ t Black pepper or to taste
  • ¼ C Flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
  • ½ loaf of French bread, about 20 slices, 1” thick
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Place biased sliced French bread on a baking sheet and toast for 4 minutes, turn over, and toast another 3 minutes or until golden browned.
  3. Remove from oven and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile bring a small saucepan of water to a boil, then add about a teaspoon of salt.
  5. Add the peas in the boiling water and cook until tender but, still firm; about 3 minutes.
  6. Drain and rinse peas in cold water for 30 seconds to cool them.
  7. Place the peas into a food processor bowl and pulse a few times to chop the peas into small pieces.
  8. Add the cheeses and truffle oil, if using, and process until mostly smooth but still slightly chunky.
  9. Taste and adjust seasoning to taste with salt and pepper, as needed.
  10. Spread about 2 tablespoons on each of the toasted French bread slices and garnish with the parsley.
  11. Place on a platter and serve.

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