Spring peas ar much more than a starch!
Fresh green peas are a naturally sweet and delicious addition to any spring meal. They are a good source of vitamins K and C, manganese and fiber, and may help promote bone, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal health.
Blanch 1 lb. green peas
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, torn
1 TBSP. capers
1 shallot, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/8 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp. ground pepper
1/2 cup crumbled goat or gorgonzola cheese
- In a medium bowl, prepare dressing by combining the mint, capers, shallot, zest, oil, salt, and pepper.
- Add the peas and cheese and toss gently. Serve at room temperature.