This is a cheat's spring meal in that two of the three main ingredients (peas and breadcrumbs) are frozen... but when the peas pop in your mouth with the fresh lemon and mint and you mix the creamy burrata with the crispy breadcrumbs, I promise it'll satisfy all your spring cravings. I use homemade breadcrumbs for this recipe. If you don't have any on hand, just blitz a hunk of stale bread in a food processor. —Lily Hughes
Test Kitchen Notes
WHO: Lily Hughes lives in Bloomington with her 3 cats (and lots of good food).
WHAT: A hearty, cheesy meal—springtime edition.
HOW: Toss cooked peas with butter, mint, and lemon juice, then serve in a bowl with burrata and freshly toasted breadcrumbs and chile flakes.
WHY WE LOVE IT: It's simple, it's delicious, and it's a brilliant way to use springtime ingredients (and a great excuse to eat a bowl of cheese). —Stephanie