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Freshly shelled peas are tender and sweet. Seek out plump, firm pods from your farmers' market.

Viana La Place
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2009

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine mint and butter in a small bowl; set aside.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

130 calories; fat 6.2g; saturated fat 3.7g; mono fat 1.5g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 14.4g; fiber 5.6g; cholesterol 15mg; iron 1.9mg; sodium 298mg; calcium 44mg.
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