Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. three 10-ounce packages frozen peas, thawed

  2. 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves plus fresh mint sprigs for garnish if desired

  3. 3 tablespoons half-and-half, or to taste

  4. 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into bits

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large saucepan combine the peas with 1/4 cup water and the mint leaves and boil the mixture, covered, for 4 minutes, or until the peas are tender. Drain the mixture well and in a food processor purée it with the half-and-half, the butter, and salt and pepper to taste. The purée may be made 1 day in advance, kept covered and chilled, and reheated. Transfer the purée to a serving dish and garnish it with the mint sprigs.


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