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
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
Pea salad recipes
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.
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.
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This quick fresh pea salad with watercress is served with herby haddock fishcakes coated in crunchy breadcrumbs – an easy midweek meal for two. Plenty more fishcake recipes here.
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.
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…
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.
Pea recipes for entertaining
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.
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.
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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!
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.
Make the most of beautiful, juicy langoustines with this recipe for langoustines with pea and crisp lardon salad – perfect as a summer starter.
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.
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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.
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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.
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Midweek pea recipes
Liven up your frittata with sweet peas, chorizo and a kick of chilli, then pop under the grill until puffed and golden – ready in just 15 minutes and low in calories. Plenty more frittata recipes here.
Check out this quick, creamy gnocchi recipe with fresh pesto, bright peas and baby spinach – ready in just 10 minutes.
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.
This keema pie recipe is easy to make and will be on the dinner table in an hour. A real family winner.
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.
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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.
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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!