Peas with Watercress and Shallots

Calories: 281 Preparation: 30 mins Cooking: 30 mins Serves: 4
Peas with Watercress and Shallots


  • 20 small shallots, peeled
  • 40g butter
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 x 85g bag of watercress
  • 450g frozen peas
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 50ml boiling water
  • 150ml low fat creme fraiche


In a large pan with a lid, cook shallots in the butter until soft and starting to colour, about 20 minutes. Add garlic. After 2 minutes add watercress, peas, thyme, sugar and seasoning. Toss together and add the water. Put the lid on the pan, cook for about 5 minutes until peas are tender. Remove from the heat and stir in the creme fraiche. Return to heat to reduce slightly, check seasoning and serve hot.

Fat: 15g Saturated Fat: 9g Carbohydrate: 15g Protein: 9g Fibre: 7g Salt: 0.58g

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