Pea and avocado salad


Pea and avocado salad
This very green salad recipe combines the soft texture of peas, avocado and hard-boiled eggs with the crunch of flaked almonds. Shavings of Mimolette add a colourful finishing touch with both flavour and bite.
7,4454/5 for 2 ratings
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Last modified on: July 5th 2020

For 4 people, you will need:

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21 min.8 min.29 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pea and avocado salad : Photo of step #1
Tip 30 g flaked almonds into a small frying pan on high heat and toast them until they just begin to colour.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Cook 150 g peas in a pan of salted boiling water.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Then cool rapidly by plunging into cold water.

Drain and set aside.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Slice 1 spring onion (scallion) and set aside.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Peel 2 avocados and cut into thickish slices.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Put into a bowl and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons lemon juice.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Add the peas, almonds and spring onion.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Finish with shavings of 30 g Mimolette, the chopped parsley and 4 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette).

Mix well and your salad is ready.

Remarks

You can use Parmesan instead of the Mimolette, or another hard-paste cheese, such as Cheddar or Comté.

Similarly, the almonds can be replaced with pine nuts or walnuts, but it is important to try and keep them crunchy, so do be sure to toast them.

Keeping:

1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
924 Kcal or 3,869 Kj28 gr39 gr73 gr
46 %11 %4 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
90 Kcal or 377 Kj3 gr4 gr7 gr
5 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
231 Kcal or 967 Kj7 gr10 gr18 gr
12 %3 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
PeasPeas: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pea risotto "mantecare", Chinese Soup, Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetables, Chicken breasts in a potato crust, Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, ... All
MimoletteMimolette: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Purple artichokes in a cheesy gratin, Leek and Mimolette tart, Fried cheese toasties with avocado, ... All
Flaked almondsFlaked almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nougatine, Nanou's chocolate cake, Génoise (Genoa sponge), Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Flaked almond tart, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lentil and cold-meat salad, Cubed salad, Jerusalem artichoke salad, Warm Leek and Potato Salad, Mixed tomato salad, ... All

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