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Lemon-Mint Peas

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
The flavors of lemon and mint really bring frozen peas to life. This side dish works especially well with pork chops or lamb.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen green peas
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 68
  • fat 1.3 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • sodium 86 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place peas and water in a bowl; cover. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Add mint, butter, lemon rind, pepper, and salt; toss.

Cook's Notes

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