BUTTERED PEAS AND PEARL ONIONS

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Recipe & photo from foodnetwork.com.
12-14-15


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1-1/2 lb
pearl onions
1 c
chicken broth
1/4 c
(1 stick) unsalted butter
3 tsp
chopped fresh dill
2 c
fresh sweet peas, shelled - or - frozen peas
1/2
lemon, juiced
1 small
bunch watercress, washed and trimmed
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pearl onions and blanch for 3 minutes. Drain and immerse in ice water; drain again. Cut off the stem end of the pearl onion and squeeze out of skin.
2
In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the chicken broth, 2 Tblsp. of the butter, and 2 tsp. of the dill.
3
When the mixture gets hot, add the pearl onions and peas. Cook and stir for 5 minutes until well coated and thickened slightly.
4
Add the lemon juice, watercress, remaining butter and dill; season with salt and pepper. Serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom