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Farm Style Green Peas

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Ingredients
  Butter/Butter /margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Carrots 2 Medium, peeled and diced
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, peeled and sliced thin
  Romaine lettuce leaves/Iceberg lettuce 2
  Green peas/2 (10-ounce) packages frozen peas (do not thaw) 3 Pound, shelled
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Minced parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Apple cider 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Apple Juice)
  Minced fresh chervil/1/2 teaspoon dried chervil 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large saucepan, melt drippings or butter
2. Add carrots and onion, and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
3. Arrange the lettuce leaves over the carrots and onion,
4. Top with peas and sprinkle with sugar, salt, pepper, parsley.
5. Pour over the cider or apple juice.
6. Cover pan with lid and simmer vegetables for 10 if using fresh peas, or about 7 minutes for frozen peas broken into smaller chunks.
7. Drain and reserve cooking liquid.
8. Remove and discard lettuce.
9. Empty peas into a serving bowl and keep warm
10. Return pan with the cooking liquid on a medium flame and boil until it reduces to 1/4 cup.

SERVING
11. Pour the reduced cooking liquid over the warm vegetables.
12. Garnish with chervil.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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