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Mushy Peas    Veg  HT  ACC  English  90mins plus soaking

 

 

Serves  4    Hot  Vegetarian  Vegetables Accompaniment Gluten Wheat  Free  Eggless   England  British  Europe

  

 

Ingredients

225g/8oz Dried Marrowfat Peas

Cold Water

25g/1oz Butter

2 tbsp Cream (Optional)

Salt and Black Pepper

  

Instructions

  

1. Place the peas in a very large bowl and cover with about 4 times the amount of water. Soak for at least 5 hours (preferably overnight). 


2. Discard any peas which are floating and rinse the remaining peas well in a colander.


3. Place the drained peas in a medium sized saucepan, Bring to the boil then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 1 hours or until very soft, stirring occasionally and adding more water if necessary.


4. Drain any excess water and return the peas to the pan over a low heat to dry them off. 


5. Add the butter, salt, black pepper and cream if using, and beat with a wooden spoon until quite smooth but not pureed. Serve immediately.

Tinned marrowfat peas can be used. Just heat thoroughly then proceed from Step 4. The same texture is not achieved with frozen peas.


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