English Minted Sweet Peas

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This is just one of those dishes I discovered while traveling. Simple to make, fun to eat, and easy to impress.

Full time: 15-20 minutes
Serves 4

You will need:

1 lb. fresh or frozen English peas, substitute sweet pease for English if desired.
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped fine
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt (additional for cooking)
1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Let us begin:

In a small pot bring 1/4 cup salted water and peas to a boil.

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Cook 4 minutes for fresh or 8 minutes for frozen.

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Drain peas in a colander.

Using same pot, combine butter and sugar, melting butter over a medium high heat.

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Add in salt and pepper.

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Add in peas, stir to fully coat.

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Add in mint and stir to fully incorporate.

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Lower heat to low/simmer and cook, just to reduce butter a bit approximately 3 minutes.

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Move to serving bowl and enjoy!

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