Blanching Peas

Blanching is a quick and easy method to lock in the color and flavor profile of the peas before freezing. It is a quick way to revive the frozen peas before use.

Yield: 1 cup

Prep Time:2 minutes

Cook Time:1 minutes

Humble Peas

Blanching preserves the color, taste, and texture before freezing.


  • 1 cup of peas, frozen or fresh
  • 1 quart of water for boiling
  • 1 quart of cold water with ice, in a bowl


  1. Boil the water
  2. Add peas, and allow to boil for about a minute
  3. Drain the peas and immediately immerse them in ice water
  4. Once the peas are cool, drain and use


  • It is not required to thaw frozen peas before cooking. You can use them directly
  • I use blanching to quickly revive my frozen peas if I am going to use them raw

Referenced In

Mint Pea Guacamole