product-info_badges_FINALproduct-info_badges_FINAL product-info_badges_FINALproduct-info_badges_FINALproduct-info_badges_FINALproduct-info_badges_FINALAsset 1product-info_badges_FINAL

Easy Steamed English Peas

Serves 6
Time 15 min
A classic spring side dish, these steamed peas are perfect with only the addition of butter, salt and pepper. Toss in some chopped fresh herbs if you like. For a vegan version, feel free to substitute extra-virgin olive oil for the butter.
Ingredients
  • 4 cups shelled fresh English peas
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh chives, chervil or flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Method

Combine peas and 1/4 cup water in a medium saucepan. Cover and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook, stirring once or twice and lowering heat as needed to maintain a simmer, until peas are tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain peas, return to pan, and stir in butter, herbs, salt and pepper.

Note: We've provided special diet and nutritional information for educational purposes. But remember - we're cooks, not doctors! You should follow the advice of your health-care provider. And since product formulations change, check product labels for the most recent ingredient information.
See our Terms of Service.
  • 4 cups shelled fresh English peas
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh chives, chervil or flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper