PETER’S MINTED PEA SALSA
SERVES 4 as a side dish ● 200g peas, frozen or fresh ● 1 spring onion, thinly sliced ● 1 handful mint leaves ● 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ● 2 shallots, peeled and thinly sliced into rings ● 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or cider vinegar ● salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 Boil peas in lightly salted water until just cooked, then drain and refresh under cold running water.
2 Place half the peas in a food processor with the sliced spring onion and the mint leaves and pulse to a coarse texture. Do not purée. Tip into a bowl and mix with the remaining peas and the olive oil. Leave for 30 minutes.
3 Mix the shallots with the vinegar and leave for 30 minutes as well.
4 Mix the peas with the shallots and season.