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Minted Peas Recipe

Veg  HT  ACC  English  15mins

A simple,  traditional and popular English side dish, often served with lamb as the perfect accompaniment.

Serves 4    Hot Vegetarian Vegetables Herbs Accompaniment Gluten wheat Free Eggless England British Europe

450/1lb Green Peas
25g/1oz Butter
1 heaped tbsp Freshly chopped Mint


1. Place 2.5cm/1-inch of water in a large saucepan, bring to the boil then add the peas, cover and cook over a medium heat for 5-8 minutes or until peas are tender.

2. Drain the cooked peas then return them to the saucepan together with the butter and mint and stir over a low heat until the butter has melted and the peas are well coated with the mint. Serve immediately.

Top:   If you can't get hold of fresh mint, try using 1-2 teaspoons of ready made mint sauce  instead.


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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

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