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Peas With Cream And Mint

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Unshelled peas 4 Pound, shelled to make 4 cups
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Fresh mint sprigs/1 teaspoon dried mint 2
  Saffron/Ground turmeric 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat the butter in a heavy saucepan.
Add the peas, water, salt (no pepper is needed) and mint.
Simmer covered over low heat for about 10 minutes or until tender.
If the peas look soupy, cook without a cover to allow the pan liquid to evaporate.
Remove the mint from the cooked peas.
While the peas are cooking, stir the saffron or turmeric into the cream.
Whip just a little and fold into the cooked peas.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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