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    Pea & bean salad with soft boiled eggs

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes


    2 shallots, very thinly sliced
    Juice 1 lemon
    4 Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs
    280g essential Waitrose Runner Beans, sliced diagonally
    250g essential Waitrose Round Beans, trimmed
    500g essential Waitrose Peas, shelled
    2 tbsp roughly chopped fresh mint
    1 large green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    25g pack 2 slices Waitrose Farm Assured Parma Ham



    1. Put the sliced shallots into a bowl with half the lemon juice and set aside.

    2. Cook the eggs in a small pan of boiling water for 8 minutes, then peel and halve.

    3. Meanwhile, cook the beans and peas in a separate pan of boiling water until tender. Drain and cool under running water, then place
    in a large bowl. Add the mint, chilli, remaining lemon juice and olive oil and toss well together.

    4. Heat a large, non-stick frying pan and cook the Parma ham for 1–2 minutes on each side until crisp. Transfer to a plate lined with kitchen paper.

    5. Divide the dressed beans and peas between 4 serving plates.
    Top each with the shallots and boiled eggs. Crumble the Parma ham into small pieces, scatter over and serve.

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