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Smashed Peas on Toast

Serves: 1-2

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients 

  • 300g frozen peas, defrosted
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed
  • 3-5 sprigs of mint, finely chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 30g unsalted butter, extra for toast
  • 1 tsp Sea salt flakes
  • 1-2 slices of Sourdough, toasted
  •  50g watercress or rocket leaves
  •  25g Pecorino cheese, shaved
  •  2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Method 

  1. Place peas, garlic, mint and lemon juice in a food processor and pulse to a coarse purée/smash pea mixture.
  2. Place a small saucepan over medium heat and add butter.
  3. When butter is melted and bubbling add pea purée and cook gently for 2-3 minutes. Taste and season with salt and extra lemon juice if necessary.
  4. Serve on buttered sourdough toast with a side of the Watercress/Rocket leaves and sprinkle with Pecorino cheese shavings.
  5. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil to your taste.

Recipe and image courtesy of Birds Eye – for more recipes visit their website here.

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