Xanthe Clay’s Radish and Pea salad

Serves 2-3Preparation: 10 minsCook: none

This is such a simple, fresh and seasonal salad, perfect as a side dish, a quick healthy snack or a light meal in its own right. It’s so healthy but looks so good, you’ll be inspiring all your guests to re-create this one at home.

radish and pea salad recipe - by Xanthe ClayXantheClayRadishandPeasalad


1 teacupful of fresh peas
10 radishes, thinly sliced
1 spring onion, thinly sliced
3 tbsp crème fraiche
A punnet of cress
black pepper

Step by step

  1. Lightly cook the peas in boiling water, then drain and cool under the tap.
  2. Scatter them over a plate with the thinly sliced radishes and spring onion.
  3. Thin the crème fraiche to single cream consistency with a little milk and trickle it over the salad.
  4. Snip over the cress and season with freshly ground black pepper and serve.