This simple side features, fresh spring peas (feel free to substitute frozen if you can't get fresh). The peas are tossed in a velvety sauce with cream, sautéed scallions, fresh lemon zest, and a kiss of mint. Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Vegetables American Minty Peas Minty Peas Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT25M Serves 4 2 Cups Water 1 Cup Peas 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter 1/4 Large Bunch Of Scallions 1/4 Cup Heavy Cream 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Zest 2 Tablespoons Fresh Mint Leaves 2 1/2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper In a small sauce pan, bring the water and 2 teaspoons of salt to a boil. Add peas and cook for about two minutes for smaller peas and three minutes for larger ones. With a mesh strainer, drain the peas and transfer to a dish towel to drain. In the same pan, melt the butter over low heat and sauté scallions for 3-4 minutes. Stir in heavy cream, lemon zest, half of the mint, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and a 1/8 teaspoon of pepper and bring to a boil. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Add peas and cook for another minute, stirring continuously. Remove from the heat and stir in remaining salt and pepper. Serve hot and garnish with remaining mint.

Minty Peas

Minty Peas Recipe


This simple side features, fresh spring peas (feel free to substitute frozen if you can't get fresh). The peas are tossed in a velvety sauce with cream, sautéed scallions, fresh lemon zest, and a kiss of mint.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Vegetables

Category

Side Dishes

Serves

4

Total Time

25 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 2 Cups Water
      • 1 Cup Peas
      • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
      • 1/4 Large Bunch Of Scallions (Diced)
      • 1/4 Cup Heavy Cream
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
      • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Mint Leaves (Minced)
      • 2 1/2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Directions

  1. In a small sauce pan, bring the water and 2 teaspoons of salt to a boil. Add peas and cook for about two minutes for smaller peas and three minutes for larger ones. With a mesh strainer, drain the peas and transfer to a dish towel to drain.
  2. In the same pan, melt the butter over low heat and sauté scallions for 3-4 minutes. Stir in heavy cream, lemon zest, half of the mint, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and a 1/8 teaspoon of pepper and bring to a boil. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add peas and cook for another minute, stirring continuously. Remove from the heat and stir in remaining salt and pepper. Serve hot and garnish with remaining mint.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

133.0 kcal

Carbs

6.0 g

Fat

11.0 g

Protein

2.0 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.38

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