This simple side features, fresh spring peas (feel free to substitute frozen if you can't get fresh). The peas are tossed in a velvety sauce with cream, sautéed scallions, fresh lemon zest, and a kiss of mint. Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Vegetables American Minty Peas Minty Peas Recipe | RecipeSavants.com PT25M Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Cups Water 1 Cup Peas 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter 0.25 Large Bunch Of Scallions 0.25 Cup Heavy Cream 0.5 Teaspoon Lemon Zest 2 Tablespoons Fresh Mint Leaves 2.5 Teaspoons Kosher Salt 0.5 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper In a small sauce pan, bring the water and 2 teaspoons of salt to a boil. Add peas and cook for about two minutes for smaller peas and three minutes for larger ones. With a mesh strainer, drain the peas and transfer to a dish towel to drain. In the same pan, melt the butter over low heat and sauté scallions for 3-4 minutes. Stir in heavy cream, lemon zest, half of the mint, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and a 1/8 teaspoon of pepper and bring to a boil. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Add peas and cook for another minute, stirring continuously. Remove from the heat and stir in remaining salt and pepper. Serve hot and garnish with remaining mint.

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