Really Simple & Tasty Too #03 – Peas

Spiced Peas With Cilantro and Lime

Makes 4 servings

Hands-on-time: 20 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

Shopping List:

  • 700 gr or 1½ pounds fresh peas in the pod, shelled [about 2 cups], or 2 cups frozen peas
  •  30 ml or 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 gr or ½ teaspoon curry powder
  • 15 gr or ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 5 ml or 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • salt


  1. If using fresh peas, fill a large saucepan with salted water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the peas and cook until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes; drain.
  3. Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the peas, garlic, curry powder, and ¼ teaspoon salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and warmed through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the cilantro and lime juice and toss to combine.

Note 1: To defrost frozen peas quickly, place them in a colander and run them under cold water until thawed.

Note 2:Great with grilled steak and the Herb Potato Salad


Amount Per Serving
Calories 201
Fat 7g
Sat Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 130mg
Protein 9g
Carbohydrate 25g
Sugar 10g
Fiber 9g
Iron 3mg
Calcium 47mg

PDF of this recipe: 20120719-Spiced-Peas

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