Stage 5

English pea salad is flavorful and nutritious. This dish is the perfect side for any picnic or party.

  • 2 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 slice of apple wood smoked bacon, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 4 tbsp plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Toss uncooked peas, crumbled bacon, cheese, red onion and mint leaves together. In a small bowl, mix greek yogurt, paprika, salt and pepper. Stir the yogurt mixture in with the peas. Chill for 2 hours in the refrigerator.

Serve as a side dish or as a fun finger food snack. Serve cold.

Recipe Yields: 6 Servings

Storage Time: 5 days in the refrigerator

Peas are an good source of dietary fiber, Vitamins A, C, and B6.

Stage 3

2 carrots sliced 1/8 inch thick
½ cup ground pork
1 clove garlic, minced
¼ cup applesauce
1/4 cup water

In med skillet combine meat and garlic. Sauté 3-4 min. Add carrots and water simmer 10 min. Carrots should be soft. Pour meat , carrots, and cooking water into bowl, and  mix with immersion blender. Add applesauce and blend.  Add additional water as needed until desired consistency.