MINTY PEA AND AVOCADO SALAD or INSALATINA DI PISELLI, AVOCADO E MENTA

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I wrote some time ago about shelling fava beans and now I moved on to shelling peas which I like even more actually because it’s so summery to me and the light green colour of the peas and the pea pods is so pretty! And so photogenic, my cameras just love their pea pods. Apart from the aesthetic aspects, fresh peas are good to eat as well and they wed well with most flavours but maybe the best with milder ones as you will find if you try this little treat or salad!

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MINTY PEA AND AVOCADO SALAD or INSALATINA DI PISELLI, AVOCADO E MENTA

Peas, fresh if you can get them, otherwise frozen ones will do
Avocado
Fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
(Lime or lemon juice, a few drops if you feel like it)
Salt
Extra virgin olive oil, I always mean that when I write olive oil

– Steam or cook the peas until soft.
– Cut the avocado into pieces and put them in a bowl together with the chopped a little salt, mint leaves and olive oil. If you feel like it, add a few drops of lemon.
– Add the peas, mix well and serve. So simple and so good!

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