Our best healthy pea recipes
Looking for a new way to enjoy fresh, summer peas? Try one of our best healthy pea recipes
Snow Peas with Apples and Ginger
Slices of firm apple, briefly stir-fried, have the same crunch as water chestnuts, so they partner well with crisp, fresh snow peas and spicy ginger.
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Sesame Stir-Fried Asparagus and Peas
When asparagus is in season, run to the nearest grocery store and buy a big bunch. Cook it quickly and lightly. Stir-frying asparagus, rather than boiling it, preserves the water-soluble vitamins, including folate. Sesame stir-fried asparagus and peas is an exotic way to serve this delicious vegetable.
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Lemony Sugar Snap Peas
The very essence of summer, emerald-green sugar snap peas are so tender you can eat them pods and all. These lemony sugar snap peas shine in a simple stir-fry accented with shallots and garlic.
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Pea Curry with Indian Paneer
Paneer is an Indian cheese, similar to ricotta but drier. It is often combined with peas in a curry. This delicious version uses homemade paneer, which is simple to make. The cheese is also high in protein, making it a useful meat substitute in vegetarian meals. Serve the curry with basmati rice and steamed fresh carrots for colour.
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Black-Eyed Pea and Walnut Lettuce Wraps
Fibre-rich black-eyed peas and walnuts make this a very satisfying and nutrient-dense salad.
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Salmon Salad with Peas and Dill
High in protein and in flavour, this salmon salad is a refreshing take on fish and peas.
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Mushroom and Cheese Macaroni
Introduce vegetables to old favourites for healthy family meals. This well-loved macaroni dish is delicious with mushrooms, peas and red pepper added. Using a small amount of powerful blue vein cheese adds flavour, but not too much fat.
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