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Garden Peas Francais

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Ingredients
  Head of lettuce 1⁄2
  Small white onions 5 , finely chopped
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shelled peas 2 Quart
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Separate the lettuce leaves from the head and wash them well.
2. Tear into small pieces.

MAKING
3. In a heavy bottomed saucepan, combine the shredded lettuce leaves with onions, sugar and stock.
4. Bring to a boil then reduce the flame and cover the pot.
5. Steam for 20 minutes, shaking the pot occasionally to stir contents without removing the lid.
6. Add the shelled peas, butter and seasoning stir well.
7. Recover and simmer for another 25 minutes until tender.

SERVING
8. Ladle into warm soup bowls and serve piping hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Ingredient: 
Pea
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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