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Orange-Mint Peas

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

Southern Living MAY 2006

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 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.

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