Freshly shelled peas are tender and sweet. Seek out plump, firm pods from your farmers' market.
Cooking Light APRIL 2009
1. Combine mint and butter in a small bowl; set aside.
2. Bring 3 tablespoons water and salt to a boil in a saucepan. Add peas to pan; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Top peas with lettuce; cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until lettuce wilts. Remove from heat; stir in butter mixture. Serve immediately.
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