Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Pancetta Peas, easy and best side dish!

This is a Delicious side dish that can be serve with any meal, the pancetta adds texture and flavor to the peas,the orange juice softens the harsh flavor of the peas. The kids and the men  love this dish, its a good way to  get some vegetable into your family's diet.  




1/4 Pound Pancetta diced  ( 1 cup )
1 Shallot sliced
1 Teaspoon minced garlic
Grated zest and juice of 1 orange
3 Cups shelled fresh peas about 1 pound
1/4 Cup fresh chopped parsley
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
Kosher salt


 1. Cook the pancetta in a large skillet over me- low heat until crispy, about 5 minutes. Add the shallot and garlic, cook 1 minute, then add orange juice.
2. In crease the heat to medium add peas and cook until tender, about 3 minutes.remove the pan from heat  and fold in orange zest, parsley and butter. Taste  for seasoning, add salt if necessary You shouldn't need much salt , due to the pancetta it adds a natural saltiness to the dish.

                                                        Cook the Pancetta till its crispy
about 5 minutes then add the shallot and garlic  cook 1 minute
 then add the orange juice
In crease the heat to medium add peas and cook until tender, about 3 minutes.remove the pan from heat  
 fold in orange zest, parsley and butter. 
Taste  for seasoning, add salt if necessary You shouldn't need much salt , due to the pancetta it adds a natural saltiness to the dish.






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