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French Peas and Lettuce

Updated on December 15, 2017
5 stars from 1 rating of French Peas and Lettuce

Use fresh peas for the preparation. If it is not available frozen peas can be used. If you are using frozen, use petite peas.

Cook Time

Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves 2-3 people


  • 2 Tablespoons Sweet Butter
  • 1 Clove Garlic, Halved or minced
  • 3 Cups Fresh or Frozen peas
  • 1 Small romaine or butter lettuce, Coarsely chopped
  • ½ Teaspoon Dried thyme
  • ¼ Cup Water
  • As required Sea salt, Seasoned salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Sweet butter, (Optional)
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh ground black pepper


Melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy saucepan. Add garlic, and saute 2-3 minutes to flavor butter. Remove garlic (if halved) and add peas. Saute to coat with butter. Add lettuce, thyme, water and sea salt. Simmer,covered over low heat for 5 minutes for frozen peas and for 10-15 minutes for fresh peas, stirring frequently to make sure peas don’t burn. If water is absorbed before fresh peas are soft, add a little more. Toss with 1 tablespoon butter, if desired. Use as sauce for couscous, or combine with couscous and mix well.

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      Haseena 5 years ago from India

      Vacation Trip, I am glad that you liked my recipe.

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      Haseena 5 years ago from India

      Tany, thank you.

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      Haseena 5 years ago from India

      Vivah Agnihothri,thanks. Give it a try.

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      Vivah Agnihothri 5 years ago

      good, will try ....thanks

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      Tany Morgan II 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing this yummy dish..

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      Haseena 5 years ago from India

      thank you.

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      Susan 5 years ago from India

      This recipe looks delicious and quite simple and easy to make too. Thank you HASEENA FIRDOUSIA for sharing this recipe.


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