Smashed Peas With Mint Butter

Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a Gourmet Magazine recipe which is a variation on "mushy peas", a beloved British street food. Posted for ZWT 8.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook peas with water and 1/2 teaspoons salt in a 5-quart heavy pot over moderate heat, covered, stirring occasionally, until heated through and tender, about 8 minutes.
  2. While peas cook, stir together butter, mint, parsley, pepper and remaining 3/4 teaspoons salt until combined well.
  3. Pulse peas (with cooking water) in 2 batches in a food processor until coarsely pureed, transferring to a large bowl. Stir in herb butter until melted.
Most Helpful

5 5

Terrific! Simple to make and delicious - the mint butter really makes this. Thanks for sharing a great recipe! Made for ZWT8, Chefs gone WILD!

5 5

Yum, this was a great mushy pea variation! The mint butter was just a fabulous touch - really added an extra boost of flavor. Thanks for sharing! ZWT8