Dilled Purple Hull Peas

Red bean pods in wicker basket over white background

What you Need :


  • 1 lb fresh purple hull peas
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make It :

Place peas in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook until just tender. Drain. In a large bowl, combine cooked peas with remaining ingredients. Let stand for 30 minutes to allow flavors to combine. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe courtesy of Melissa Peterson

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