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This easy creamy peas on toast recipe makes the perfect brunch treat. It is suitable for vegans and vegetarians. recipesfromapantry.com

Peas on toast with sesame seeds and pistachios

Peas on toast with sesame seeds and pistachios
Course Main Course
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 228kcal


  • 125 ml (0.5 cup) of water
  • 250 g (8.8oz) frozen peas
  • Small handful of roughly chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice or to taste
  • Salt
  • 4 thick slices of bread toasted
  • 3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp chopped pistachio nuts
  • Extras for topping tomatoes and cress olive oil for drizzling


Make the pea paste

  • Add the water to a pot along with the peas and cook for about 2.5 min until the peas are soft.
  • Reserve 1 tbps of the cooking water, discard the rest and let the peas cool slightly.
  • Transfer the peas into a food processor along with the reserved liquid and the parsley and whiz into a rough paste.
  • Transfer the pea paste into a bowl and mix in the olive oil and lemon juice and season to taste.

Make the peas on toast:

  • Assemble the peas on toast, starting with the bread, then the peas paste, then the sesame seeds and nuts, any extras and a drizzle of olive oil.


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 26.7mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 3.1mg