Little Gem & pea salad

Little Gem & pea salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 2 mins


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


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



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

  • 1 shallot, finely chopped



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

  • juice 1 lemon



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

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


  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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