Orange-Mint Peas

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

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

Beth Gewant, Birmingham, Alabama,

May 2006
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