Spring Pea Salad…YES SPRING!!

The impossible has occurred: Spring is making its way to DC!! Or at least it felt that way yesterday…

In honor of the END of winter (we know, we know…from our blog to G-d’s ear), enjoy this spring-y recipe from Real Simple Magazine!

Spring Pea Salad

Spring Pea Salad


1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, torn
1 tablespoon capers, roughly chopped
1 small shallot, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound green peas, blanched (if fresh) or thawed (if frozen)
1/2 cup (4 ounces) crumbled goat cheese
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the mint, capers, shallot, zest, oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add the peas and goat cheese and toss gently. Serve at room temperature.

Hate peas? Look for recipes that favor spring produce like:

Artichokes, Arugula, Asparagus, Beets, Bok Choy, Carrots, Fava Beans, Herbs, Salad Greens, Radishes, Rhubarb, and Spinach!


2 thoughts on “Spring Pea Salad…YES SPRING!!

  1. Wonderful recipe idea, I can’t wait to try it out! (I LOVE spring peas) 🙂
    Keep up the great work!
    Love, Isabella

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