How to prepare new peas


How to prepare new peas
In spring, when the first peas, known as "new" peas, appear fresh on the market stalls, that's the (fairly short) moment when you can eat them whole, peas and pods, very fresh and delicious.

To do this, rather than shelling them, you need to prepare them, and here's how.
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Last modified on: May 8th 2024

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For 700 g, you will need:
  • 1 new peas 750 g new peas
  • Total weight: 750 grams

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
27 min.27 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
How to prepare new peas
Wash and drain the peas.

Stage 2
How to prepare new peas
We'll remove the 2 ends of each terminal (indicated by the green arrows), and the "wire" along each side of the terminal.

Stage 3
How to prepare new peas
Take a pod in your hand.

Stage 4
How to prepare new peas
Remove the end and the wire along the terminal...

Stage 5
How to prepare new peas
...all the way.

Stage 6
How to prepare new peas
Turn the pod over...

Stage 7
How to prepare new peas
...and do the same with the other end.

Stage 8
How to prepare new peas
See how with this short animation.

Stage 9 - 20 min.
How to prepare new peas
Do this for all pods.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
How to prepare new peas
Then cut each pod into sections.

Your new peas are ready to cook in your recipe.
Remarks
You can do the same with new beans.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
0 Kcal or 0 Kj44 gr53 gr4 gr
0 %17 %5 %1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
0 Kcal or 0 Kj6 gr7 gr1 gr
0 %2 %1 %<1 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 700 g : 7.50 €

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