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Mashed Green Peas


These peas are comforting and homey on cold nights.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, May/June 2003


  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen peas
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring frozen peas, 1/4 cup water, and salt to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, covered, over low heat until peas are tender and the liquid has evaporated, about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Transfer 1 1/2 cups cooked peas to a food processor, and add butter and milk. Puree until smooth. Fold pureed mixture into the remaining cooked peas, and serve.

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