Minty Green Peas

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 17 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 7 min
  • Yield: about 3 cups, serving 4 to 6
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2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/4 cup minced yellow onion

1 pound frozen green peas, not thawed

1/2 cup water

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint


  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until soft, about 3 minutes. Add the peas and water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the saucepan, and simmer until tender, about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat. Add the salt and mint and stir.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the peas to serving plates. Serve hot.