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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Sauteed Peas and Red Onion

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 15 mins
  • servings: 8
Photography: Anna Williams




  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 packages (10 ounces each) frozen peas


  1. Step 1

    Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium. Add onion, and season with salt and pepper. Cook, tossing occasionally, until onion begins to soften, 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Add peas; cover skillet, and cook, stirring occasionally, until peas are warmed through and tender, 6 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

  3. Step 3

    Add remaining tablespoon butter; stir until melted. Season with salt and pepper, and serve.

Everyday Food, December 2007