Bacon-Wrapped Halloumi Recipe with Pea Salad

Best ever pea recipes

If you're looking for an easy recipe using the humble green pea we've put together 31 of our best ever pea recipes, including soups, pasta dishes, salads and entertaining ideas

Want an easy green pea recipe? From slow-roasts to supergreen soups, we’ve put together some of our best ever pea recipes to spice up this kitchen staple. From easy pea pasta recipes for simple summer meals to easy seafood dishes with peas and pea salad recipes. Plus, we’ve got a few impressive pea recipes for dinner parties to choose from too. 

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Pea pasta recipes

Pea orzo risotto with cavolo nero and chilli

Check out this creamy veg risotto with cavolo nero, crunchy peas and punchy chilli. Make this quick and easy recipe for a a warming midweek meal. Plus, it’s low in calories too.

Discover more of our best risotto recipes here…

Pasta Orzo Risotto Recipe with Cavolo Nero

Tagliatelle with peas and summer green pesto

Give pesto pasta a twist with this quick and easy recipe for two. A simple homemade pesto with rocket and parmesan is the perfect sauce for tagliatelle.

Tagliatelle Recipe With Peas And Pesto

Pasta with peas, parmesan and tarragon

The best pasta dish for when you’re short of time. This is great store cupboard supper that is low fat and ready in just 10 minutes.

Discover more of our healthy pasta recipes here…

Veggie Pasta With Peas, Parmesan and Tarragon Recipe

Angel hair pasta with saffron, prosciutto and peas

Ready in just 15 minutes, this golden saffron pasta with sweet peas and pancetta is perfect for a healthy midweek meal – it comes in at under 400 calories.

Angel Hair Pasta Recipe with Saffron, Prosciutto and Peas

Pea salad recipes

Braised peas with jamón

Need a quick and easy side dish for your next dinner party? Check out our simple pea recipe with salty serrano ham – ready in 20 minutes.

Braised Peas Recipe with Jamón

Quick pickled courgette and pea salad with ham hock and goat’s cheese

Add peas to make a fresh and vibrant summer salad. Try our pickled courgette salad with goat’s cheese, ham hock and pea. It’s quick, easy and low in calories. This makes more pickled courgettes than you need for the recipe, but they’ll keep in the fridge for a couple of weeks.

Even more courgette recipes here…

Quick pickled courgette, ham hock, pea and goat’s cheese salad

Bacon-wrapped halloumi with pea salad

Check out this bacon-wrapped halloumi with pea salad. This super simple halloumi recipe is gluten free and ready in just 20 minutes, a great midweek meal idea.

Bacon-Wrapped Halloumi Recipe with Pea Salad

Spring salad with purple sprouting broccoli, peas and mozzarella

Ramp up this spring salad with a dose of peas. Purple sprouting broccoli, peas and mozzarella make a quick and easy veggie meal for two, and it’s under 300 calories.

Many more healthy salad recipes under 500 calories here…

Spring Salad Recipe with Broccoli, Peas and Mozzarella served on a white plate and a white surface

Burrata, pea gazpacho and vignarola salad

Check out this burrata, pea gazpacho and vignarola salad from Eusebi Deli. The burrata is creamy and soft, and the gazpacho is light and refreshing, a great dinner party starter.

Burrata, Pea Gazpacho and Vignarola Salad Recipe

Pea recipes for entertaining

Pea and Yorkshire Fettle croquettes with mint mayo

Check out these crispy croquettes with peas and crumbly Yorkshire fettle. This impressive veggie recipe comes from chef Chris Boustead of new Islington restaurant, Linden Stores.

Pea Croquettes Recipe with Feta and Mint Mayo

Lamb tacos with minted pea guacamole

Want a moreish Mexican recipe? Try out these quick and easy lamb tacos. This vibrant flavoursome recipe makes a fun midweek meal to get stuck into.

We’ve got plenty more Mexican recipes here, too…

Lamb Tacos Recipe with Minted Pea Guacamole

Paneer tikka with pea and mint relish

Want an easy veggie dinner recipe? Make our seasonal vegetarian recipe using peas and Indian cheese, paneer. For perfectly cooked paneer, make sure you have a crunchy, charred outside with a soft and succulent middle. Divine!

Paneer Tikka Recipe with Pea and Mint Relish

Braised cuttlefish, peas and pancetta

Give peas the limelight in this impressive entertaining dish. This cuttlefish recipe with salty pancetta and crunchy vibrant peas is topped with a fresh and zingy gremolata. This recipe comes from Little Duck The Picklery in Dalston.

Braised Cuttlefish Recipe with Peas and Pancetta

Langoustines with pea and crispy lardon salad

Make the most of beautiful, juicy langoustines with this recipe for langoustines with pea and crisp lardon salad – perfect as a summer starter.

Langoustine Recipe With Bacon Lardons and Peas

Pan-fried chicken with peas and tarragon

Fancy a quick chicken recipe? This rich and peppery pan-fried chicken dish is absolutely packed full of flavour and would make a great easy mid-week meal for two.

Lots more exciting chicken recipes here…

Chicken In Tarragon Sauce With Peas

Slow-cooked shoulder of spring lamb, peas, broad beans and mint

This slow-cooked shoulder of spring lamb with peas, broad beans and mint is a great low-effort, maximum-results recipe from Noble Rot in Bloomsbury.

More lamb recipes here…

Slow-Cooked Lamb Recipe with Peas, Broad Beans and Mint

Pot-roast chicken with bacon, peas and lettuce

This is a great springtime dish, full of flavour and a real nod to warmer times ahead. The lettuce and mint add a very clean, fresh taste and pot roasting the chicken keeps it tender.

Check out our other roast recipes here…

Pot Roast Chicken Recipe with Peas and Bacon

Midweek pea recipes

Gnocchi with peas, pesto and spinach

Check out this quick, creamy gnocchi recipe with fresh pesto, bright peas and baby spinach – ready in just 10 minutes.

Gnocchi with Peas, Spinach and Pesto Recipe

Gnocchi with peas and pancetta

Super easy recipe for gnocchi with peas. Give it a twist with pancetta and parmesan and you’ll have a quick dinner for two ready in under 30 minutes.

Gnocchi with Peas and Pancetta Recipe

Keema pie

This keema pie recipe is easy to make and will be on the dinner table in an hour. A real family winner.

Keema Pie Recipe

Tamarind-glazed tuna with sugar snap and mango salad

Adding tamarind to tuna brings out delicious flavours in this simple but impressive dish. Serve on a a bed of sugar snap and mango salad for a healthy lunch or dinner.

More impressive fish recipes here…

Seared Tuna Steak Recipe with a Pea and Mango Salad

Jerk cauliflower steaks with rice and peas

Check out our vegan cauli steak recipe with punchy jerk spice and soft red kidney beans. This easy dish serves two for a super simple low calorie meal.

Vegan Cauliflower Steak Recipe with Jerk Spice

Smoked trout and pea frittata with parsley and red onion salad

Ready in under 30 minutes, this smoked trout frittata is quick and easy to make and doesn’t require many ingredients.

We’ve got a whole collection with easy frittata recipes here…

Smoked trout and pea frittata with parsley and red onion salad

Pea spelt risotto with pancetta

Call this a speltotto or spelt risotto, it doesn’t matter, either will deliver a bowl of comforting carbs to warm you up on a cold night. Spelt has a more nutty flavour than rice. Look for pearled spelt, which has had the outer husk removed so it cooks more quickly.

Spelt Risotto Recipe with Pancetta and Peas

Pea gnocchi with Parmesan and pancetta

Want an easy midweek fix using peas? Check out this quick and simple creamy gnocchi recipe with pancetta and peas – ready in just 20 minutes.

Plenty more gnocchi recipes here too…

Gnocchi with Bacon and Peas Recipe

Grilled peas and broad beans with minted yogurt sauce

This recipe for grilled peas and broad beans with minted yogurt sauce is a great dish to have on hand for a summer barbecue. The slightly charred flavour works really well with the fresh, sweet peas and the tangy yogurt sauce. Recipe by Rosie Birkett.

Pea and Bean Salad Recipe With Minted Yogurt Sauce

Lightly spiced green peas

Green peas are cooked in ghee and spiced up with cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and chilli. These peas packed with flavour are perfect on the side of poached salmon.

Spicy Peas Recipe

Gurnard with peas and cider

Never forget about this tasty fish. Peculiarly I only tend to eat it when I am in Dorset and Cornwall, and it just so happens to go extremely well with the local tipple, cider.

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Gurnard Fish Recipe With Peas and Cider

Chicken, pea and pasta broth

Chicken, pea and pasta broth is one of our favourite comfort food recipes – a low fat family favourite that always pleases, and it’s ready in under 30 minutes!

Chicken, pea and pasta broth