Pea and Rocket Salad

Pea and Rocket Salad


1. Firstly to prepare salad, steam the peas in a pan for around 3 minutes, then drain and rinse with cold water.

Add the peas to a bowl along with lemon zest and juice, garlic and oil. Stir to combine, add in rocket, cucumber and courgette cubes, stir and leave to marinade. Season to taste.


2. Put the bacon under grill on a medium heat, turning regularly to ensure its crispy. Add to a pan some boiling water ready to poach eggs. Get ready to poach about 3 minutes before the  bacon looks nice and crispy. 


3. Once the  water is completely boiled add a dash of vinegar and stir the water to create a whirlpool effect, crack in the eggs, they should come together in a ball, leave to poach for about 2.5 minutes.


4. Prep your greens on a plate, top  with the crispy bacon, a sprinkle of mixed seeds and a poached egg , enjoy!


Serves 2  


2  large handfuls of fresh rocket

1  small courgette, cubed (yellow ones are great here)

1/2 red onion finely chopped

1 cup of frozen peas

1 large clove of garlic, grated

juice and zest of 1 lemon

2 tbsp of avocado oil

Dash of vinegar for poaching eggs

 4 rashers of good quality or organic streaky bacon

2 eggs

2-3 tbsp of tomato puree

100 g of mixed olives,  halved

2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

optional add ins; 

A portion of rice mixed in with the salad.

Cheese to replace egg,  feta, grilled halloumi, cream or goats cheese will all work well.

Fresh tomatoes, watercress and crunchy radish. 


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