Leeks & peas in lemon butter

You get two veg for the price of one pan with this veggie side dish, and it’s a good source of vitamin C

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 111
  • fat 8g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 7g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.14g


  • 6 leeks, each one cut on the angle into 5-6 pieces
  • 250g frozen petits pois
  • 50g cold butter
  • juice ½ lemon


  1. Boil the leeks in salted water for 6 mins until tender, but still holding their shape. Drain, leaving a little water in the pan, then return the leeks to the pan. Place over a low heat and stir in the peas and butter, cooking until the butter has melted and the peas are hot. Add the lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and serve straight away.

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