GREEN PEAS-A LA FRANCAISE
Nancy J. Patrykus
She wrote out the recipe from her Canadian Cookbook. I happily tweaked it so I could cook them quicker in the micro-wave,instead of the hot oven. This is not your usual recipe for peas. I am sure your family and guests will compliment you! This recipe is so good, you might want to double the recipe.
Being a French a recipe. Can't you just imagine Julia Child saying....
- 3 Tbsp
- 2 medium
- white onions,.....chopped fine, or minced
- 1 medium
- head of lettuce...reserve the outer leaves
- 2-3 lb
- fresh green peas....shelled later
- 1/2 to 1 tsp
- 4-5 sprig(s)
- fresh parsley
- serve with butter and a lemon wedge.
for 1 minute.
Add minced onions.
Cover and simmer without browning onions
until they are soft and transparent.
Reserve the outer green whole lettuce leaves.
Then chop the head of lettuce and place on top of the onions.
parsley and on top of the onions.
Shell the fresh green peas and place peas on
top of the lettuce mixture.