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    Hot potato & pea salad

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 40 minutes
    • Total time: 50 minutes

    Serves: 4 as a side


    1.5kg new potatoes
    Olive oil, for drizzling
    300ml tub essential Waitrose Half Fat Crème Fraîche
    20g pack fresh tarragon, leaves only, coarsely chopped
    4 salad onions, thinly sliced diagonally
    2 tbsp lemon juice
    200g fresh podded peas, blanched until just tender 


    1. Preheat a griddle pan to medium-high. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with lightly salted water. Bring to the boil and cook for 15–20 minutes until tender, then drain. Return to the pan and gently squash the potatoes with the back of a fork then drizzle with a little oil.

    2. Meanwhile, combine the crème fraîche, tarragon, white part of the salad onions and lemon juice in a bowl. Season to taste.

    3. Cook the potatoes on the griddle for 4–5 minutes each side until golden. Season.

    4 Place the potatoes onto a warmed platter. Drizzle over the dressing, scatter with the peas and garnish with the remaining salad onions.

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