Mushy Peas with Mint

This Mushy Peas recipe is perfect served along your favorite fish and chips.

This Mushy Peas with Mint recipe is great on its own, but it’s best known as an accompaniment for fish and chips in the UK. Adding a bit of fresh chopped mint brightens the flavor for this classic side dish!

Mushy Peas with Mint

Course Side Dish
Cuisine British
Servings 4


  • 1 pounds frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons Kerrygold Irish butter
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water or more
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper


  • Place peas in a saucepan with the water and cook covered over low heat for about 15 minutes. Stir in butter, mint, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Smash with a potato masher until it reaches your desired consistency, adding a little more hot water if needed. You can also use an immersion blender.


Keyword peas, vegetables