Little Gem & pea salad

Spruce up a crunchy green salad with some peas and a lemon olive oil dressing

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:2 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 104
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 7g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.1g


  • 4 Little Gem lettuces, each trimmed and cut into 6 wedges
  • 300g peas, fresh or frozen
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Put the Little Gem wedges in a large bowl or on a serving platter. Bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil, add the peas and cook for 2 mins. Drain well and refresh under cold running water until cooled. Add the well-drained peas to the lettuce and toss together.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the shallot, lemon juice and vinegar, plus a pinch of salt. Leave to stand for 10 mins, then add the olive oil and season with ground black pepper. Add the dressing to the Gem wedges and peas, and toss together.

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