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Simple Recipes for Spring Peas

Photography By Heather Diane Hardison | March 15, 2015
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CROSTINI

Toast baguette rounds and rub them with a raw garlic clove. Boil spring peas in salted water for 3 minutes, drain, and mash with a fork. Fold the peas into ricotta cheese and spread onto the garlic toast.

Fried Masala Veggie Patties
Guacamole

MASALA VEGGIE PATTIES

In a large bowl, mash together cooked green peas, sweet potato chunks, and chickpeas. Stir in one beaten egg and season liberally with masala curry. Form into patties and fry in skillet over medium heat until brown on both sides, 8 to 10 minutes.

LIGHTER GUACAWOLE

Substitute half the avocado in your normal guacamole recipes with cooked and mashed spring peas. Mix as usual and serve with tortilla chips and hot sauce.

Bacon and Peas
with Parmesan Cheese!

SHELLS WITH BACON & PEAS

Chop a slice of bacon and fry until crisp. Cook pasta shells according to package directions, and add the peas two minutes before the pasta is done. Drain, add to the skillet with the bacon, and garnish with Parmesan cheese.

Article from Edible Philly at http://ediblephilly.ediblecommunities.com/recipes/simple-recipes-spring-peas
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