Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

I found this recipe in a Best of International Cooking Book that I have been dying to try. So of course I say to myself, thats perfect for ZWT3 France! A simple side dish that looks so delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Remove outer leaves from lettuce. Cut off stem; cut lettuce head into quarters. Loosely tie lettuce quarters together with kitchen string; place in a large saucepan.
  2. Add peas and shallots or onions.
  3. Tie parsley sprigs together; place on top.
  4. Dot with butter. Add water; sprinkle salt and sugar over top.
  5. Cover and bring slowly to a boil. Stir carefully; cover and simmer 30 minutes, shaking pan occasionally.
  6. Remove parsley; remove string from lettuce. Serve as an accompaniment to roasted meats.