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A bowl of pea and chilli puree

Pea and Chilli Purée

A versatile purée that's packed full of flavour and will help elevate all sorts of dishes. Put that bag of frozen peas that's sitting in your freezer to good use!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 6


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 small bird's eye chilli (finely chopped) or 1tsp chilli flakes
  • 300 grams frozen peas
  • 80 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat and add in the onion to cook until translucent.
  • Add in your garlic and chilli and cook for a minute before adding in the peas.
  • Cook the peas for about 5 minutes until fully defrosted and heated through.
  • Add everything to a blender or food processor, along with the vegetable stock and lemon juice. Blend together and taste for seasoning - add salt and more lemon juice to taste.
Keyword quick, simple, vegan, vegetarian