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Orange-Mint Peas

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
Even though fresh is always better, frozen peas work well in this recipe. You don't even have to change the cooking times.

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  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.

  2. *3 cups frozen early green peas may be substituted.