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Emeril's Minty Green Peas

Emeril Lagasse's Thanksgiving Sides

peas
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Servings:4-6
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Thanksgiving isn't just about the turkey; the side dishes can make or break a fabulous holiday meal. So, as part of his weeklong cook up to Turkey Day, Emeril Lagasse shows you how to get the most out of your side dishes.

Ingredients

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

    Melt the butter in a 1-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.

    Add the onions 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. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the peas to serving plates. Serve hot.

    Yield: 3 cups

    Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, courtesy Martha Stewart Omnimedia, Inc.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: peas, mint, butter

    Course: Side Dish, Vegetable

    More Info: Vegetarian


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