how to make mushy peas

By Savor the Flavour

These mushy peas are a traditional British dish that tastes great with fish and chips or meat pies!

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Let's Get Started!


Put the marrowfat peas and baking soda in a pot and cover with boiling water.


Soak overnight to soften the peas and improve their color.



Drain the soaked peas in a colander and rinse them really well to remove all traces of the baking soda.

Let's Cook!


Put the peas, salt, and pepper into a clean pot and cover with filtered water.


Simmer for 10-15 minutes over low heat, or until the peas are thick and creamy.



Serve the mushy peas hot with a variety of toppings or with fish and chips or meat pies.

Serve mushy peas with lemon juice, mint sauce, vinegar, and cream for those who want it. You'll love the peas even more with these toppings!

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