Spring Salad: Peas, Radishes, Feta Cheese

Made this tasty salad for the first BBQ get together of the season. so simple, great flavor and beautiful color! enjoy.

adapted from Bon Appetit

Ingredients
2 teaspoons cumin seeds 
1/2 lime, squeezed 
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill 

1 bag frozen petite peas (or 4 cups fresh peas)
5-7 radishes, trimmed, thinly sliced (i used a mandolin) 
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (about 4 ounces)

Heat small skillet over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and toast until aromatic and slightly darker, about 2 minutes. Grind with mortal and pestle. Whisk lime juice, honey, and cumin in small bowl. Gradually whisk in oil; stir in dill. Season dressing with salt and pepper.

Thaw peas or add to boiling water for two minutes.  Drain and rinse with cold water. Transfer to large bowl. Add radishes, feta, and dressing; toss. Season with salt and pepper. 

 

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