Fresh English Pea Salad

Fresh English Pea Salad created by magpie diner

From The Kitchen restaurant in Boulder, CO in their appetizers section. There is a note that says as sping turns to summer and the peas get sweeter to substitute feta cheese for the pecorino. Yum yum! I love peas! This is an appetizer to be shared, although I think with some balsamic glazed chicken this would be an excellent dinner salad!

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  • Remove peas from pods. Bring a pot of very salty water to boil. Add peas and boil for about 1 minute, just until color changes to a consistent bright green. Remove and cool in ice water or under running cold water. (The cold water stops the cooking and keeps the peas bright green.).
  • Wash and dry mint and arugula. In a bowl, combine peas with mint and arugula. Add juice of 1 lemon, olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Shave half of the pecorino onto a cutting board and reserve. Shave remaining pecorino, chop, and add to salad; toss. Taste and adjust seasoning with more lemon juice or olive oil as desired.
  • 3. Serve immediately, topped with reserved shaved pecorino cheese.
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"From The Kitchen restaurant in Boulder, CO in their appetizers section. There is a note that says as sping turns to summer and the peas get sweeter to substitute feta cheese for the pecorino. Yum yum! I love peas! This is an appetizer to be shared, although I think with some balsamic glazed chicken this would be an excellent dinner salad!"
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  1. magpie diner
    Fresh English Pea Salad Created by magpie diner
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  2. magpie diner
    Fresh fresh lovely salad from the garden...well almost all from the garden, just the lemon wasn't. I think if you didn't happen to have a lemon, a bit of sherry vinegar would be great in this. I like the combination of ingredients, it was just a bit too heavy on the lemon juice for me. I scaled that back down by adding some more olive oil, and it all worked out well. I also omitted the parmesan. Thanks SarahBeth!
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  3. Elmotoo
    this is going down as our all time favorite salad!! IT'S FANTASTIC!! Made for Veggie Swap 6/10.
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  4. SarahBeth
    From The Kitchen restaurant in Boulder, CO in their appetizers section. There is a note that says as sping turns to summer and the peas get sweeter to substitute feta cheese for the pecorino. Yum yum! I love peas! This is an appetizer to be shared, although I think with some balsamic glazed chicken this would be an excellent dinner salad!
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