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MAY 22

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Green Peas Stewed in Olive Oil

  • 675g/1-1/2lb fresh shelled Green Peas
  • 120ml/4fl.oz. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 large Onion, finely chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, very thinly sliced
  • 4 large Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped Dill
  • Salt and Black Pepper

1. Heat the olive oil in a large, wide saucepan, add the onion and sauté over medium heat until soft, stirring from time to time.

2. Meanwhile, place the tomatoes in a food processor and process to a pulp.

3. Add the garlic and peas into the saucepan of onions and mix to coat thoroughly then add the pulped tomatoes and enough water to come about three-quarters of the way up the peas.

4. Season with salt and pepper, cover and simmer over low heat for about 35 minutes.

5. Add the dill, cover and continue to simmer for a further 10 minutes or until the peas are very tender. Serve hot or cold.

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