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    Peas and baby leaf green with tahini dressing

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 5 minutes
    • Total time: 15 minutes

    Serves: 4 as a side


    1 small garlic clove
    25g flat leaf parsley
    2 tbsp tahini paste
    ½ lemon, juice
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 tsp sesame oil
    1 tsp maple syrup (or honey)
    500g fresh peas in the pod, shelled (about 200g shelled weight
    200g pack baby leaf greens, coarsely shredded
    1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted


    1. Put the garlic and parsley in a small food processor and whizz until finely chopped. Add the tahini, lemon juice, olive and sesame oils, maple syrup (or honey) and 3 tbsp cold water. Season and whizz to a smooth sauce.

    2. Cook the peas and greens in a large pan of boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain well and transfer to a serving platter. Drizzle over the tahini dressing, sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds and serve warm. SF 

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    This recipe first appeared in the Harvest section of Waitrose Food, June 2016 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue.


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