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Little Gem & pea salad

Little Gem & pea salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

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

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal104
low infat7g
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
  • 1 shallot , finely chopped
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2013

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