Peas are an easy vegetable to find in many grocery stores, but can be hard to figure out creative ways to eat them. Luckily, peas are a pretty versatile vegetable, and can be roasted or blended to add to a recipe. When spiced right, peas add a much-needed flavor. These recipes are delicious, so be ready to add them into your weekly dinner rotation. Don’t forget to view these and many more on the Food Monster App.
1. New Potato and Pea Curry With Yellow Split Peas
With its velvety coconut sauce, this New Potato and Pea Curry With Yellow Split Peas by Annabelle Randles makes a comforting spring recipe that’s light and warming at the same time. Plus, this is a great recipe to make at the beginning of the week and use as an easy lunch or a quick dinner down the line.
2. Pea and Asparagus Risotto
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This delicious Pea and Asparagus Risotto by Vicki and Alan Kernohan is packed full of green goodness. This dish combines snow peas, asparagus, and baby peas for a straightforward risotto packed full of flavor. Light but still filling.
3. Spring Pea and Sweet Corn Veggie Burger
These may be called “spring” burgers, but frozen vegetables are in season all year round, so no worries — you’ll be able to enjoy these no matter what time of year it is. Sweet peas, corn, and fava beans are blended with fresh herbs, formed into patties, and fried on both sides until the outside is crispy. These Spring Pea and Sweet Corn Veggie Burger by Kerry McIntyre is easy to make, so there’s no stress over making a big batch whether it’s for a cookout or for weeknight meal planning.
4. Tarragon Green Pea Bisque With Pan-Fried Shunkyo Radishes
This Tarragon Green Pea Bisque With Pan-Fried Shunkyo Radishes by Annie McGee is delicious and pocket friendly. All you need is a few bags of frozen peas and some fresh-plucked herbs. It doesn’t get easier than that! Top it with pan-fried radishes for a little texture variation or leave it plain for a bit of a lighter fare.
5. Easy Roasted and Salted Green Peas
6. Broccoli Pizza Crust and Green Pea Hummus
Get your daily supply of vegetables with this gluten-free, 4-ingredient broccoli pizza crust topped with a creamy green pea hummus. This Broccoli Pizza Crust and Green Pea Hummus by Ashley Madden is also nothing short of a nutritional powerhouse and makes a well-rounded meal for two or a healthy, energizing snack for a few friends to share. Plus while the hummus and broccoli crust make a wonderful combination, you can get creative with both of these recipes on their own.
7. Nutrient-Dense Broccoli, Peas, and Kale Soup
It’s important that we give our bodies the nutrients it needs. This Nutrient-Dense Broccoli, Peas, and Kale Soup by Judy Moosmueller is not only warm and comforting, but nutritionally dense from the amount of greens added to it. Easy to prepare and satisfying to eat!
8. Creamy Green Peas and Almond Soup
Fresh green peas and homemade almond milk create a soup that’s filling, yet light. Serve this Creamy Green Peas and Almond Soup by Valentina Goltara with a side of warm toasted bread and enjoy its subtle flavors. Garnish with fresh herbs, sliced almonds, and coconut yogurt for extra creaminess.
9. Green Pea and Almond Pesto Pasta
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This super simple Green Pea and Almond Pesto Pasta by Rinku Bhattacharya was inspired, flashy, and fun. It’s an easy green pea and mint pesto, perfect for these rainy busy evenings. The mint adds a depth of unexpected flavor to this classic pasta sauce.
10. Easy Peas Curry
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Dried green peas are cooked until soft and then seasoned with spices to create a simple, yet comforting curry that is perfect for serving with flatbread. This Easy Peas Curry by Tina Dawson comes together very quickly with very few ingredients, most of which you probably already have, making it a perfect weeknight meal. Just remember to soak the dried green peas overnight to speed up cooking time.
11. Quinoa Flour, Zucchini, and Peas Pancakes
Take advantage of zucchini’s bright color by making these vibrant pancakes! These fluffy Quinoa Flour, Zucchini, and Peas Pancakes by Gunjan Dudani are made with green peas, zukes, bananas, and vanilla extract, for a sweet, green mix. Serve them with maple syrup and plenty of fruit!
12. Roasted Veggie and BBQ Jackfruit Macro Bowl
It’s time to step up your grain bowl game and this roasted vegetable and BBQ jackfruit macro bowl is here to help. Jackfruit is marinated in a homemade barbecue sauce and then baked into crisp and slightly caramelized around the edges. Serve this Roasted Veggie and BBQ Jackfruit Macro Bowl by Amanda Smith with roasted and sautéed veggies and a big helping of brown rice. If you’re not into jackfruit or aren’t able to find any where you live, then you can simply try the marinade on some tempeh or tofu!
13. Vegetable Paella
For those of you that have not had the pleasure of immersing yourself inside a large bowl of paella at least once in your life, you are about to have your world turn upside down. Literally. Try out this delicious Vegetable Paella by Rita Marie. You will not regret it!
14. Raw Carbonara Risotto With Green Peas
This hearty Raw Carbonara Risotto With Green Peas by Mariko Sakata is made from wild rice cooked in a dehydrator that is then mixed in with a cashew based carbonara sauce. Coconut bacon is stirred in and is also sprinkled on top to emulate the pancetta used in traditional carbonara recipes. This is a great dinner option for nights when you are looking for something a bit more substantial!
15. 6 Minute Green Pea Soup
Source: 6 Minute Green Pea Soup
This simple 6 Minute Green Pea Soup by Rosalie Livingstone is one of the best ways to get near-instant gratification. It takes only six minutes to get this light and tasty meal on the table. It’s great as-is, or you can jazz it up with a number of herbs, spices, and other add-ins.
If you love peas, check out these 20 Delicious Green Pea Recipes! Don’t worry, we’ve got all your corn recipes in these Fresh Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Corn on the Cob.
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