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Under 30 Minutes

Sauteed Peas and Scallions

Scallions add a savory note to sweet peas in this dish. Cooking the peas only briefly -- in a little bit of butter -- lets them retain their flavor, color, and texture.

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  • Servings: 4
Sauteed Peas and Scallions

Photography: Richard Jung

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2005


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cups shelled fresh peas or thawed frozen peas
  • 3 scallions, white and green parts only, thinly sliced diagonally
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add peas and scallions. Cook, stirring, until heated through, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

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