Anchovies and minty peas on toast recipe

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A great recipe for Anchovies on toast with garden peas, fresh mint and crème fraiche. For more Woman's Weekly recipes visit

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Preparation Time8 mins
Cooking Time2 mins
Total Time10 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Peas, mint and marinated anchovies make a lovely fresh and healthy topping for toast - perfect for a light lunch or starter served with pea shoots or rocket


  • 125g frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp crème fraiche
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 16 marinated anchovy fillets
  • Pea shoots or rocket, to garnish
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread, toasted




  1. Cook the peas in boiling water for 3 minutes, drain and return to the pan. Add the crème fraiche and mint leaves and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Whizz with a stick blender to make a rough purée.
  2. Spread over the toast and top with 16 marinated anchovy fillets. Garnish with pea shoots or rocket.
Top Tip for making Anchovies and minty peas on toast

For a vegetarian option, replace the anchovies with crumbled feta cheese and sun-dried tomatoes


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