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Minty Green Peas

Minty Green Peas

This is a classic flavor combo that you've just got to try! Kicked up with a little onion and rolling around in some butter -- green peas never had it so good!

  • Yield: About 3 cups, serving 4 to 6


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup minced yellow onion
  • 1 pound frozen green peas, not thawed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint


  • Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onion and cook, stirring, until soft, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the peas and water and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the saucepan, and simmer until tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Add the salt and mint and stir.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the peas to serving plates.
  • Serve hot.