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Braised lettuce and peas with lemon and chive recipe

Braised lettuce and peas with lemon and chive recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 5mins to prepare and 15mins to cook
  • 108 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 30g (1 1/4oz) butter
  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • 2 little gem lettuces, quartered lengthways
  • 1 romaine lettuce, quartered lengthways
  • 100ml (31⁄2fl oz) vegetable or chicken stock
  • 150g (5oz) peas, fresh or defrosted if frozen
  • 2tbsp lemon juice
  • handful chives, chopped
If you don't have any spring onions, try using white onions or leeks and adjust the amount accordingly

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    7g 10%
  • Saturates

    4g 21%
  • Sugars

    3g 3%
  • Salt

    0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 6.3g Protein 3.2g Fibre 3.3g


  1. Melt the butter in a large pan. Add the spring onions and cook for 5 minutes, until softened but not coloured.
  2. Add the lettuce and cook for 3 minutes, then add the stock and peas and braise for a further 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the lemon juice and season, then scatter over the chives. Serve with roast meat or fish.

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