Braised peas with jamón

  • Serves 4 as a side
  • Easy

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

By Amanda James


  • extra-virgin olive oil 6 tbsp
  • onions 2, finely diced
  • garlic 4 cloves, chopped
  • fresh or frozen peas 500g, defrosted
  • chicken stock 100ml
  • serrano ham 100g, shredded
  • sherry vinegar 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and add the onion with a large pinch of salt. Cook for 5-10 minutes or until softened and starting to caramelise. Add the garlic and cook for a minute before tipping in the peas, chicken stock and serrano ham. Simmer gently for 5 minutes until the peas are tender and serve dressed with the sherry vinegar and plenty of cracked black pepper.

Additional Information


  • kcals 341
  • fat 20.9g
  • saturates 3.9g
  • carbs 18.3g
  • sugars 10.7g
  • fibre 8.4g
  • protein 15.8g
  • salt 1g
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