Quick braised lettuce, peas & bacon

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

Serve this quick braised lettuce with peas and bacon alongside our chicken Kievs for a flavour-packed side dish using simple, everyday ingredients

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 305
  • fat 19g
  • saturates 10g
  • carbs 12g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 16g
  • salt 1.4g


  • 50g cold unsalted butter, diced
  • 6 rashers smoked streaky bacon, finely chopped
  • 400g garden peas, freshly podded or frozen and defrosted
  • 150ml fresh chicken stock
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, shredded


  1. Heat a small piece of the butter in a frying pan and fry the bacon until golden, then add the peas and chicken stock, simmer and reduce the stock by half. Stir through the lettuce and remaining butter, and simmer for a minute until the lettuce has just wilted and the butter is incorporated into the stock. Season to taste, then serve.

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