Floral lemon zest (but no tart juice) allows the sweet pea flavor to shine. Chop mint, grate lemon rind, and crumble cheese while the peas cook. Serve with panini or other sandwiches, grilled chicken, or pork chops.

Laraine Perri
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2013

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Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl. Add peas; sauté 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in mint, rind, pepper, and salt. Sprinkle with cheese.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

75 calories; fat 4.3g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 1.6g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 6.1g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 197mg; calcium 39mg.