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Chilli & mint peas served in a bowl

Chilli & mint peas

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Add fresh chilli, garlic and mint to frozen peas and ramp up the flavour of this freezer favourite. It makes an ideal side dish for piri piri chicken

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal118
fat7g
saturates4g
carbs7g
sugars4g
fibre4g
protein4g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 50g soft butter
  • 1 shallot , chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , grated
  • 1 red chilli , sliced
  • 400g frozen peas , defrosted
  • small handful mint , leaves roughly chopped
  • 3 pork scratchings , crushed, to serve (optional, don’t use if you want this to be veggie or gluten-free)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the butter in a small frying pan, once bubbling, add the shallot and fry for 1 min. Add the garlic and chilli and cook for 1 min more, then tip in the peas and reheat. Take off the heat and stir in the mint, season and serve. Sprinkle over the pork scratchings, if using – they add a nice crunchy texture.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2019

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