A Pea Side Dish

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A Pea Side Dish

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Looking for a tasty side dish? This super easy pea side dish has you covered.


  • 1 cup green peas , per person
  • 1 to 2 tsp chopped mint
  • little chunks of butter , (or a drizzle of olive oil)
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • slivered almonds


  • Place peas in a steamer basket and set over 1-2 in (2.5-5 cm) boiling water. After 2-5 minutes, peas will be tender; transfer to a bowl and mix in mint, butter, salt and pepper.
  • Top with almonds.