Braised cos lettuce and peas with thyme
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Braised cos lettuce and peas with thyme

Your first thought when it comes to lettuce is likely to be summer salads – but did you know that you can use more robust varieties in your winter cooking too? Try using it in this one-pan recipefull of vibrant veggies. It’s the ideal side dish or light supper if you’ve given up meat for January, and can help you towards your 5 a day.

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Gluten freeVegetarianHealthyHigh fibre2 of your 5 a day
  • Serves4
  • CourseSide
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time30 mins

Ingredients

  • 20g unsalted butter
  • 2 echalion shallots, sliced
  • 2 Waitrose sweet cos lettuces, quartered lengthways
  • 150ml fresh vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves
  • 380g frozen garden peas
  • 2 tbsp single cream

Method

  1. Melt the unsalted butter in a large, deep, lidded frying pan over a low-medium heat. Add the sliced echalion shallots and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes, until soft. Quarter the Cos lettuces lengthways through the root and nestle them into the pan. Cook for a further 2 minutes.

  2. Add the fresh vegetable stock, thyme leaves and frozen garden peas, then cover with the lid and simmer very gently for 10-12 minutes, until the lettuce is tender. Season, stir in single cream and serve immediately.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

691kJ/ 165kcals

Fat

6.6g

Saturated Fat

3.7g

Carbohydrates

14g

Sugars

8.8g

Fibre

8.4g

Protein

7.8g

Salt

0.1g

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