Monday, June 11, 2018

Preparing Pea Shoots

Photo by Salt Water New England

There are many ways to prepare pea shoots.  Some suggestions include:
  • Alone and crisp;
  • In a salad with a light vinaigrette;
  • On sandwiches;
  • Sautéed and put into an omelette, quesadilla, or tossed with pasta; and
  • Alongside some grilled tuna or salmon.


5 comments:

  1. Thumbs up to all the above! PA

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  2. If you don't grow them yourself, where can you get them?

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  3. Most health food stores have them - Whole Foods, Sprouts, etc. Trader Joe's too. I don't see them at Farmers' Markets for some reason. Maybe because they must be kept refrigerated, or you will have wilted pea shoots.

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  4. I've seen them at Bishop's Orchard's Farm Market in Guilford, CT. They are really tasty in salads or sandwiches.

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  5. Where I live, Vancouver, we have them seasonally at our farm markets. We also have pea sprouts year round in the Asian markets. They are a bit shorter and are grown hydroponically. They are a very good substitute.

    David Cooper

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