Sweet pea salad

Sweet pea salad

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Prep: 15 mins No cook


Serves 6 - 8
A super green leaf salad with sugar snaps, cress and petit pois dressed in yogurt, mint and chives

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving (6)

  • kcal136
  • fat3g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre5g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.4g


  • 200g frozen petits pois
  • 200g sugar snap pea, finely sliced lengthways
  • 3 Baby Gem lettuces, quartered and leaves pulled apart
  • 50g pea shoots



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

  • pot of cress, picked
  • 100g croûton

For the dressing

  • small bunch mint, leaves picked



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • small bunch chives
  • 150ml pot natural yogurt
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • ½ tbsp sugar



    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…


  1. Put the peas in a sieve and run under hot water until just defrosted. Leave to drain thoroughly.

  2. To make the dressing, put all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and whizz to a sauce. Season well.

  3. On a big platter, toss together the peas, sugar snaps, lettuce, pea shoots, cress and croutons. Tip the dressing into a small bowl and use a spoon to drizzle over.

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22nd May, 2014
Didn't add croutons as I don't like them and used parsley instead of mint as I don't like that either. Otherwise a lovely salad which I served with steamed salmon
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