Orange-Mint Peas

Orange-Mint PeasRecipe
Even though fresh is always better, frozen peas work well in this recipe. You don't even have to change the cooking times.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


2 tablespoons butter
3 cups fresh early green peas*
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Garnish: orange rind curls


1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat; add peas, rind, and juice. Cook, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in fresh mint, salt, and pepper. Garnish, if desired.

*3 cups frozen early green peas may be substituted.