• Orange-Mint Garden Peas

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  • 2 pounds peas in the pod, shelled (about 2 cups)
    1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    1 teaspoon orange zest
    1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
    1/4 cup chopped scallions
    Salt, to taste
    Bring a pot of lightly salted water to boil; add the peas and cook until bright green and crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Drain and transfer to a bowl.
    Toss with the butter until melted; stir in the orange zest, mint and scallions, and season to taste with the salt.
    Makes 4 servings.
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