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Peas and Pearl Onions

A handful of fresh mint brightens peas and pearl onions, making this dish an ideal side for a rich meal.

  • servings: 10

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Ingredients

  • 10 ounces red pearl onions
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen petite green peas
  • 1/2 cup small fresh mint leaves

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Cut an X in stem end of each onion. Cook in salted boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes. Drain, and peel.

  2. Step 2

    Heat butter and water in a pan over medium-high heat. Add onions, and cook for 4 minutes. Stir in peas and 3/4 teaspoon salt, and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in mint. Serve immediately.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, December 2008

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Reviews (2)

  • 24 Aug, 2012

    I loved this dish and so did my family! Super easy to make. I didn't have any pearl onions so I used sliced red onion. Thanks for the recipes this is a keeper. :)

  • 15 Jan, 2012

    Great dish. Super easy and delicious!