Fresh Four-Pea Salad

Fresh Four-Pea Salad

Serve this fresh and light mixed pea salad with roast lamb, ham or chicken. If you can't find pea shoots, substitute watercress or baby spinach.


INGREDIENTS

3 cups peas, fresh or frozen
3 heaping cups sugar snap peas, trimmed
3 heaping cups snow peas, trimmed
6 to 8 cups pea shoots
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

Dressing
1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
1 tbsp. grainy mustard
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1/2 cup olive oil


PREPARATION

If using frozen peas, simply thaw before adding to salad.

Blanch sugar snap, snow peas and fresh peas in salted boiling water until tender crisp, about 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to ice bath to stop cooking process. Drain well.

Add blanched peas, pea shoots and mint to a large bowl. Toss with dressing. Taste and adjust for seasoning.

Dressing
Combine rice wine vinegar, grainy mustard, salt and pepper and olive oil.



Yield: 10 to 12 servings.

 

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