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Smashed peas with mint and lemon oil recipe

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Making a quick infused oil is a super easy way to add plenty of flavour to simple veg dishes. Try these smashed peas with mint and lemon oil for a fresh side ready in just 15 mins. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 184 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 400g frozen peas
  • 50ml olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • handful mint leaves

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    765kj
    184kcal
    9%
  • Fat

    13g 19%
  • Saturates

    2g 10%
  • Sugars

    6g 7%
  • Salt

    0.3g 4%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 11.5g Protein 5.4g Fibre 5.3g

Method

Making a quick infused oil is a super easy way to add plenty of flavour to simple veg dishes. Try these smashed peas with mint and lemon oil for a fresh side ready in just 15 mins.

  1. Boil the frozen peas for 6 mins. Drain and return to the pan. 
  2. Meanwhile, put the olive oil and the pared zest and juice of a lemon in a pan over a low heat; leave to infuse for 5 mins. 
  3. Mash the peas, then strain and mix in the oil. Top with mint leaves and the lemon zest.

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