2 cloves garlic, peeled
1 cup fresh peas
1 cup ricotta cheese
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh mint leaves
1 tsp lemon zest, plus 2 tbsp lemon juice, divided
1/4 tsp each sea salt and ground black pepper
In a steamer basket set over a pot of boiling water, add garlic and peas and steam, covered, for 6 minutes or until very tender.
Meanwhile, to a medium bowl, add cheese, mint, lemon zest, salt and pepper.
Transfer peas and garlic to a strainer and rinse under cold water to cool; drain well. Add to a mini food processor with lemon juice and process until smooth. Stir pea mixture into cheese mixture and mix well.