Lemon Pea Stew

This fooodlove lemon pea stew is a take on a traditional Greek Arakas Laderos recipe, minus tomatoes. It’s a perfect dinner party side or light dinner.

what you'll need
  • 1 kg peas
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions
  • 4 spring onions
  • 2 potatoes
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 600 ml water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ bunch dill
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step 1

Add the olive oil and onions in a large pot, and sauté them over high heat for 4 minutes.

step 2

Add the spring onions, potatoes and carrots, and sauté them for another 2 minutes.

step 3

Continue by adding the peas, vegetable stock and salt, and pour enough water (approx 600ml) until you cover the peas. Stir and simmer for 20 minutes over medium heat.

step 4

Add the finely chopped dill, the lemon juice and salt last to retain their flavour. Stir them well and let them simmer for 5 minutes before serving.

Lemon Pea Stew

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