Pea salad with red pepper

Suitable for vegetarians


This salad has a great mix of colours and its strong flavours work really well for a picnic as a side dish.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 50g / 2 oz. of black olives - fresh rather than from a jar
  • 1 red pepper
  • 350g / 12 oz. fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil - extra virgin works best
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley, chopped
  • Lemon juice, to taste

Method

  1. Slice all the olives in half
  2. Remove all of the seeds from the pepper and slice it finely
  3. Put all the ingredients except the herbs into a saucepan
  4. Cook gently for around 15 minutes on a low heat
  5. Remove from the heat and leave to cool
  6. Add the mint, parsley and pepper according to taste
  7. Mix some of the olive oil with the lemon juice, whisking with a fork
  8. Add to the salad and serve

Serving Suggestions

Try this salad with grilled chicken or steamed fish

info

Don't like one of the ingredients just subsititute for another vegetable that you do like

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Pea salad with red pepper

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

15 Minutes

15 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Mixing Bowl, Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeMixing BowlSaucepanWooden Spoon
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
487kj
117kcal
6%
Fat
5g
7%
Saturates
0.8g
4%
Sugars
4.1g
5%
Salt
0.7g
12%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (138g)
Energy353Kj 487Kj
84Kcal 117Kcal
Fat3.7g 5g
(of which saturates)0.6g 0.8g
Carbohydrate7g 9.7g
(of which sugars)3g 4.1g
Fibre3.8g 5.2g
Protein4g 5.5g
Salt0.5g 0.7g

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