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Peas with roasted shallots

Peas with roasted shallots

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8

This flavoursome side dish of peas with caramelised onions from James Martin is healthy and versatile

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal176
fat5g
saturates1g
carbs25g
sugars17g
fibre7g
protein8g
low insalt0.03g
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Ingredients

  • 550g shallot , peeled and halved
  • 85g golden caster sugar
  • 1kg frozen pea
  • bunch mint , chopped
  • 3 tbsp good-quality extra-virgin olive oil
  • juice ½ lemon

Method

  • STEP 1

    Turn oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the shallots in the sugar. Heat a large ovenproof frying pan until hot, and add the shallots. Cook for a few mins to caramelise the outside to a nice golden colour, then transfer to the oven for 5 mins to cook through.

  • STEP 2

    Cook the peas in boiling salted water for 2 mins until tender, drain and mix with the shallots, mint, olive oil and lemon juice. Season and serve with your favourite roast.

RECIPE TIPS
WANT TO GET AHEAD?

The shallots can be caramelised the day before then heated in the oven and added to the peas.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2011

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