Ways to use fresh peas

Frozen peas are always handy to have around for year-round pea pleasure, but, sometimes, the peaceful act of podding fresh peas alone is enough to make you want to cook with them.

Peas are in season in the UK from around June each year.

Here’s our round-up of recipes that make the most of fresh-out-of-the-pod peas.

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Bacon, pea and goat’s cheese salad

June seasonal food

Bacon, pea and goat’s cheese salad

In this summery salad recipe, we use goat bacon – from the delicious. magazine Produce...

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Pea and crab crostini

Crab recipes

Pea and crab crostini

A super-easy recipe that’s just a case of topping toasted baguette slices with a mixture...

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Pea, bacon and crème fraîche orecchiette

Dinner inspiration in 20 minutes

Pea, bacon and crème fraîche orecchiette

Fresh mint is a welcome addition to this creamy bacon and pea pasta dish. Ready...

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Asparagus, pea shoot and butter bean tart

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus, pea shoot and butter bean tart

Puff pastry and seasonal veg make for a quick and easy vegetarian tart recipe. The...

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Pasta with pea pesto

May seasonal food

Pasta with pea pesto

If green means go, then we’re all for this bright and colourful summer pasta recipe....

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Pea shoot salad

Summer salads and sides

Pea shoot salad

This salad is the perfect summery side dish – not only does it taste great,...

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Crushed pea and broad bean soup with cheese crisps

Broad bean recipes

Crushed pea and broad bean soup with cheese...

Our creamy pea and broad bean soup would make a gorgeous summer starter served with...

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Potato, mint, pea and broad bean salad

July seasonal food

Potato, mint, pea and broad bean salad

A potato salad with added oomph – we’ve added mint, peas and broad beans to...

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Crushed peas with mint

15-minute meal recipes

Crushed peas with mint

April Bloomfield turns classic mushy peas into an elegant spread in this minty and lemony...

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Pea, mozzarella and lemon tart

Vegetarian tart recipes

Pea, mozzarella and lemon tart

Grab a pack of puff pastry and give Georgina Fuggle’s vibrant vegetarian tart a go,...

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Pea and roasted garlic soup

Soup recipes

Pea and roasted garlic soup

Peas really are the bee’s knees – they’re rich in protein, fibre, iron and vitamins....

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Extra green frittata with feta salad

Feta cheese recipes

Extra green frittata with feta salad

This full-of-greens frittata will give you your five-a-day if you serve it with this refreshing...

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Lemon sole with lemon butter and peas

Ways to use fresh peas

Lemon sole with lemon butter and peas

Lemon sole is often an underused fish but this healthier take on fish, chips and...

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Pea, mint and feta omelette

Omelette recipes

Pea, mint and feta omelette

Omelettes are quick to cook and versatile, and this recipe with peas and feta makes...

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Green bean and pea salad with salad cream dressing

Healthy salad recipes

Green bean and pea salad with salad cream...

This fresh green bean and fresh pea salad is the perfect accompaniment to any summery...

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Lamb steaks with honey and minted peas

Lamb leg steak recipes

Lamb steaks with honey and minted peas

This lamb with honey and minted peas recipe is a quick and easy lunch or...

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Goat’s cheese tortellini with broad bean and pea butter

Summer pasta recipes

Goat’s cheese tortellini with broad bean and pea...

This goat’s cheese tortellini with broad bean and pea butter is the perfect summer pasta...

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Crab dumplings in pea broth

Ways to use fresh peas

Crab dumplings in pea broth

Entertain friends with this wonderful flavoursome and vibrant green pea soup with crab dumplings.

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Couscous with broad beans, peas, mint and feta

Quick vegetarian recipes

Couscous with broad beans, peas, mint and feta

This vegetarian recipe is a refreshing summer dish that’s ready in half an hour –...

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