THIS WILL BE YOUR GO TO SIDE DISH FOR FUSSY EATERS

February 3, 2015

peasThese. Are. Amazing. A variation on typical “mushy peas.” Now I know, Mushy Peas don’t sound (or look) all that convincingly delicious, and if you have ever seen them slopped in to a container in typical fish and chip takeaways you’ll wonder why I’m so excited by these. As someone who doesn’t like peas, I am obsessed with this mushy pea recipe I whipped up the other day when my pantry and fridge were stark naked. That’s how good these are – I’m now a pea lover.

 

Simple, delicious, and the perfect way to jazz up a simple vegetable to get those fussy eaters to get some greens in.

 

Ingredients (serves 4 as a side):

 

400g frozen organic peas

2 TBsp olive oil

3TBsp water (about 1 litre required to boil the peas also)

1/4 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp paprika

A good sprinkle of cayenne pepper (if you like them spicy!)

A good pinch of sea salt

 

How to:

 

Boil up your peas in a pot for about 5 minutes until cooked (or according to your packet).

Remove from the heat and drain.

Re-add the peas to the pot and add the remaining ingredients.

Using a stick blender puree the peas until they meat your mushy-ness desire.

 

Enjoy!

 

Got any sneaky ways you jazz up your veggies?

Let me know below.

 

With Love,

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