Pois Francais is without doubt one of my all favourite side dishes. Not only is it very simple to cook but it’s always a great joy to eat as well.
I’m sure these will become a firm family favourite in your household as well
You can use bacon or pancetta but I much prefer bacon as pancetta can sometimes be overpowering. Add the oil to a frying pan and over a medium heat cook the bacon/pancetta until crisp.
When crisp, add in the butter and onion and keep cooking for another 5 minutes as you only want to soften the onion. Add the garlic and continue to cook for another minute.
Add the peas and the stock to pan and cook for a few minutes as the peas defrost and cook
Just at the end, add in the shredded lettuce and cook for a minute
Serve and enjoy