GIVE PEAS A CHANCE

Strug­gling to meet your five daily veg? Here’s 10 ways frozen peas can help!

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - CONTENTS -

If you’re strug­gling to meet your rec­om­mended daily veg in­take, here’s 10 ways frozen peas help

1 eAsY-peAsY oMelette toss a hand­ful of frozen peas into a brekkie omelette to boost fi­bre, flavour, colour and taste. 2 ’Avo go — sMAsh ‘eM! if you’re a smashed avo fan, try this tasty al­ter­na­tive. Sim­ply mash half a cup of peas with the juice of half a le­mon, and en­joy on your favourite grainy toast. 3 go For greens! empty fridge and no greens in sight? the frozen peas in your freezer are your friend! Whether in a curry, risotto or paella, a cup of frozen green peas boosts the look and ap­peal of any dish. 4 Bit on the side Pushed for time, but want to turn a hum­ble side dish of peas into a taste sen­sa­tion? Just add a squeeze of le­mon juice and a sprin­kle of mint leaves, and top it off with a lit­tle crum­bled feta. 5 Fun Frit­ters Re­place the corn in your favourite frit­ter recipe with the same quan­tity of frozen peas. 6 Ap-peA-ling pesto Whiz half a cup of frozen peas into your go-to pesto recipe for a dif­fer­ent spin. 7 Yes peAs, guA­CAMole! Be kind to your wal­let when the price of av­o­ca­dos climbs — bulk out your gua­camole with some fill­ing mashed peas. 8 MAsh it up add frozen peas to mashed potato to give your plate a burst of colour and an ef­fort­less ex­tra serve of veg­eta­bles. 9 pAstA per­FeC­tion add a cup of peas to pasta for the last minute of cook­ing time, then drain pasta and toss through pasta sauce. easy! 10 sAlAd sAviours Pair peas with cous­cous, canned fish, flaked al­monds and a citrus dress­ing, for a fresh salad burst­ing with fi­bre and flavour.

The hum­ble pea is a nutri­tion cham­pion

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