- 550g shallot, peeled and halved
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- 85g golden caster sugar
- 1kg frozen pea
- bunch mint, chopped
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- 3 tbsp good-quality extra-virgin olive oil
- juice ½ lemon
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Turn oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the shallots in the sugar. Heat a large ovenproof frying pan until hot, and add the shallots. Cook for a few mins to caramelise the outside to a nice golden colour, then transfer to the oven for 5 mins to cook through.
Cook the peas in boiling salted water for 2 mins until tender, drain and mix with the shallots, mint, olive oil and lemon juice. Season and serve with your favourite roast.
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Want to get ahead?The shallots can be caramelised the day before then heated in the oven and added to the peas.