Cucumber & Pea Salad: No Cook Side That’s Perfect With Lamb

Cucumber & Pea Salad

Recipe by Lucy Lox. Tried & tasted by GraceCourse: Side saladDifficulty: Easy


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Just looked at the weather forecast and seems we’re about to enjoy a few days of glorious sunshine. This no-cook Cucumber and Pea Salad is a no brainer when it comes to the side dish we’re going to have with our BBQ as it’s a brilliant storecupboard dish…


  • 500g frozen peas

  • Half cucumber

  • 1 tbsp chopped chives

  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Put frozen peas in a bowl and pour over a kettle of boiling water. Set aside to thaw for 5 mins or so.
  • Halve the cucumber length-wise, scrape out the seeds with a spoon and cut into fine half moons.
  • Whisk together the oil, vinegar and some salt and pepper.
  • Drain the peas, combine with the cucumber, chives and dressing and serve

Cook’s Tip

  • A variation on the dressing: 2tbsp mint sauce, 2 tbsp white wine vinegar and 2 tbsp olive oil. Whizz and pour over the vegetables.
  • I also added a few sprigs of mint

This recipe is one of over 700 that we’ve tried and tasted

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Anne Keep
Anne Keep
2 years ago

There seem to be leaves in the picture which are not in the recipe. What are they?