Arakas Me Anitho: Greek Dilled Peas With Peppers
From: Um Safia
This is an authentic Greek dish, which is incredibly easy to make - just put everything in a pot and it makes its own magic. Peas, lots of fresh dill, red and green peppers, and green onions simply cook together without interference to make a delicious side dish. Recipe by Nancy Gaifyllia, she says "Dilled peas with red and green peppers falls into the lathera group of foods, which means "cooked with oil."The tastes of the dill, peas, and peppers are wonderfully enhanced by the taste of the oil".
SERVES 4 -6
- 1 lb frozen peas
- 1 bunch fresh dill, tender stems and leaves, finely chopped (or 3 tablespoons of dried dill weed)
- 4 spring onions, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
- 1 fresh pimiento, seeded and diced (or red bell pepper)
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup water
Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan, cover, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook for 30 minutes.
Serve hot or warm.