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Jamie Oliver’s Minty Mushy Peas

  • Author: Jamie Oliver
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This is a classic accompaniment to fish & chips with a Jamie Oliver twist.



2 tablespoons olive oil

1 bunch scallions, white and green parts, chopped

1 handful fresh mint, leaves only, no stem

1 pound frozen peas (I use petite peas)

2 large knobs butter

Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the scallions, mint, and peas. Cover and leave for a few minutes to steam.

Place the mixture in a food processor and pulse until smooth.

Add butter and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Side dishes, vegetables
  • Cuisine: British


  • Calories: 206.65
  • Sugar: 5.08 g.
  • Sodium: 206.16 mg.
  • Fat: 12.93 g.
  • Saturated Fat: 4.66 g.
  • Carbohydrates: 17.69 g.
  • Fiber: 6.18 g.
  • Protein: 6.44 g.
  • Cholesterol: 15.27 g.

Keywords: Side dishes, vegetables, Jamie Oliver