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Peas recipe

Peas with Lemon


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

This peas recipe takes just 5 minutes! Cooking frozen peas with garlic and lemon makes them taste incredible. It’s an easy side dish that everyone loves!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 cups frozen peas (about 10 ounces)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon, optional

Instructions

  1. Rinse the peas under warm water and shake off excess liquid.
  2. Smash and peel the garlic cloves.
  3. Add the butter and olive oil to a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the smashed garlic and frozen peas and cook for 2 minutes until warmed through but still bright green.
  4. Zest the lemon. Season with the kosher salt, fresh ground pepper and lemon zest. Discard the garlic cloves and serve immediately.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: Peas Recipe, Easy Peas Recipe, Fast Peas Recipe, Frozen Peas