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Zesty Pea and Radish Salad

Zesty Pea and Radish Salad

Piles of peas come vibrantly alive with crunchy radishes, salty feta cheese and a zesty honey-lime dressing. This combination of clean and fresh flavors couldn�t be easier, or more simply invigorating�it makes eating your peas a pleasure.

INGREDIENTS

2 teaspoons cumin
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill or mint

4 cups fresh shelled peas (start with 4 pounds of peas in pods) or 1 pound frozen peas
1 bunch radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced
1 cup crumbled feta cheese (about 4 ounces)
3 cups fresh pea tendrils, pea sprouts, or baby greens (optional)

1. Stir together lime juice, honey, and cumin in a small bowl and slowly whisk in oil. Mix in dill or mint and season dressing with salt and pepper.

2. Cook peas in salted boiling water until almost tender�-fresh peas should take about 5 minutes and frozen should take about 2 minutes. Rinse immediately under very cold water and drain well.

3. Put peas in a large bowl and toss with radishes, feta, and dressing.

4. If using pea tendrils, sprouts or baby greens, divide the greens among bowls and place pea mixture on top.

Serves 6 to 8.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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6:15AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

Thank you Annie, for Sharing this!

3:43AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

Yummie, thanks.

11:23AM PDT on Apr 29, 2013

yum

12:39AM PST on Jan 14, 2013

Mmmmmm - love peas

12:56PM PDT on Jun 2, 2012

Thanks for the recipe.

12:36PM PST on Nov 16, 2011

Thank you

12:29AM PDT on Oct 12, 2011

Healthy recipe. Thanks.

12:09PM PDT on May 15, 2011

Thanks.

2:05AM PDT on May 8, 2011

Thanks for the article.

2:06PM PDT on Mar 24, 2010

Lovely, minus the feta...

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