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Minty Buttery Green Peas Recipe

Minty Buttery Green Peas Recipe

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  • Author: Sharon Chen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This quick and easy green peas recipe makes your frozen peas taste so much better! Six ingredients and ten minutes are all you need to whip up a great side dish.


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  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1-pound bag of frozen peas
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 10 fresh mint leaves, chopped


  1. In a medium-sized skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Swirl the skillet from time to time.
  2. Add minced garlic and frozen peas, sauté together until the peas are cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Stir in fresh mint. Garnish with whole mint leaves if desired. Enjoy!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 36
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 0.9mg
  • Fat: 3.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 0.5g
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 10.2mg
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