Braised baby gem lettuces with green peas

Braised baby gem lettuces with green peas

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Dairy free Fat conscious
  • 10 minutes
  • 10 minutes
  • Simonsig Chenin Blanc 2004


  • 3 or 4 halved baby gem lettuces (or chicory)
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1-2 cups blanched green peas
  • Sea salt and milled black pepper

Cooking Instructions

Stir the lettuces or chicory in the heated oil. Pour in the stock. Add the peas, cover and cook for 5 minutes until wilted. Season.
Use as a side dish for roasted salmon, grilled line fish or pan-fried steaks.

Phillippa Cheifitz Recipe by: Phillippa Cheifitz
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Regular TASTE contributor Phillippa is a well-known South African author and food writer, and has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks.

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