Peas and Morels with Mint

Source: Recipe from Chefs From Marc Valiani and Jody Denton
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Main Ingredient: Beans
Menu Part: Side Dish
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 8

A delightfully delicate dish of tender peas, brightened with the flavors of lemon zest and mint. Refreshing and delicious.

Ingredients

6 cups English peas, hulled
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. lemon zest
2 tbsp. butter
2 stalks spring garlic, thinly sliced (or scallions)
2 tbsp. fresh mint, chopped
Salt and pepper

Steps

1. In a large sauté pan, combine peas, oil, and zest with 4 tbsp. water. Place over high heat for 4-5 min. until peas are tender and water is nearly gone. Add butter, melt and remove from heat.

2. Toss in garlic and mint and season to taste with salt and pepper.