- 50g butter
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- drizzle of olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 1 bread roll, cut into 2cm cubes
- 300g green bean, stalk end trimmed
- 300g garden pea
A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…
- 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- zest ½ lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
Bring a pan of water to the boil, and heat half the butter with the olive oil in a frying pan. Toss the bread in the frying pan to coat in the butter and oil, then cook for 2-3 mins until the croutons are crisp and golden. Meanwhile, boil the beans for 2 mins. Add the peas and cook for 1 min more, then drain. Tip the croutons onto a plate.
Add the remaining butter to the pan with the garlic, sizzle for 30 secs until the garlic is golden, then add the veg and lemon zest, and cook for 1 min more. Toss in the croutons just before serving.