Little Gem & pea salad

Little Gem & pea salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 2 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Spruce up a crunchy green salad with some peas and a lemon olive oil dressing

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal104
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 4 Little Gem lettuces, each trimmed and cut into 6 wedges
  • 300g pea, fresh or frozen
    Peas

    Peas

    p-ees

    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
    Shallot

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • juice 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Method

  1. Put the Little Gem wedges in a large bowl or on a serving platter. Bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil, add the peas and cook for 2 mins. Drain well and refresh under cold running water until cooled. Add the well-drained peas to the lettuce and toss together.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the shallot, lemon juice and vinegar, plus a pinch of salt. Leave to stand for 10 mins, then add the olive oil and season with ground black pepper. Add the dressing to the Gem wedges and peas, and toss together.

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