Minted Sweet Peas

Shelling peas is one of the great pleasures of springtime cooking. A trick to opening them is to bend a piece of pod inside out until it snaps, then peel back the tough outer skin like you would the backing of a self-adhesive sticker.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shelled fresh peas (about 2 lbs. unshelled)
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint leaves

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, simmer the peas and sugar until bright green and tender, about 5 minutes; drain. Toss peas with butter, salt, pepper, and mint.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shelled fresh peas (about 2 lbs. unshelled)
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint leaves

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, simmer the peas and sugar until bright green and tender, about 5 minutes; drain. Toss peas with butter, salt, pepper, and mint.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories110
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium290mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars5g
Protein4g