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    Ma Leetle Petit Pois

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    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Elmotoo's Note:

    French Tart, this is for you! When 4th of July rolls around in Bowerbank, Maine, it's off to the farmer's market for the first of the fresh peas!! Please don't overcook the tender sweet leetle things. ;)

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Line a heavy skillet or Dutch oven with 3 to 4 large lettuce leaves.
    2. 2
      Add peas; sprinkle with sugar, salt and pepper.
    3. 3
      Dot with butter over the top of peas.
    4. 4
      Top with another lettuce leaf or two.
    5. 5
      Cover tightly and cook over medium low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until peas are JUST tender.
    6. 6
      Check and add small amounts of water if the peas are drying out.
    7. 7
      Lettuce may be chopped and served with peas, if desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 23, 2012

      55

      These were fantastic! I made it with peas and lettuce from our garden as part of my "French feast" with Mustard Garlic Pork Tenderloin, Zucchini Rice Pilaf, and Glazed Carrots (Carottes Vichy). Never had cooked lettuce before and we loved it, although I probably put in more than the called for pepper. Made for ZWT 8!

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    • on June 28, 2010

      55

      Ohhhhhhh these are just marvelous, tasty and good for you, too! :) I really enjoyed the different technique. The peas were done to perfection. Thank you!! ~Made for ZWT6 for Zee Zesties~

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    • on June 21, 2010

      55

      These are some seriously awesome peas! We did not eat the lettuce after cooking but I did enjoy eating peas cooked this way! Instead of adding a bit of water I added little splashes of chicken broth. We had this for Father's Day dinner with steak and mashed potatoes! Yum! Thanks for posting! Made for The Queens of Quisine ZWT6!

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    Nutritional Facts for Ma Leetle Petit Pois

    Serving Size: 1 (124 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 127.7
     
    Calories from Fat 53
    42%
    Total Fat 5.9 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 3.6 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 353.8 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.6 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
    19%
    Sugars 6.0 g
    24%
    Protein 4.8 g
    9%

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