Minted peas and beans recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 125 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Heat the butter in a large saucepan, add the shallot and soften for 5 minutes.

Add vinegar and sugar to the pan, then the beans, peas, most of the mint sprigs and 5 tbsp water. Bring to a simmer, cover and steam for 5 minutes, stirring once, until the beans are tender.

Remove the mint sprigs, turn the veg in the buttery juices and season to taste. Top with torn mint leaves.

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  • Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon caster sugar
  • 350g (12oz) fine green beans, trimmed
  • 350g (12oz) frozen petit pois
  • 30g pack mint, sprigs intact, plus leaves to serve
  • Energy 525kj 125kcal 6%
  • Fat 7g 10%
  • Saturates 4g 20%
  • Sugars 6g 7%
  • Salt 0.1g 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 8.8g Protein 6.5g Fibre 8g


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