Peas 5 Ways

Peas your way, any day, is easy and just takes 10 minutes to table.

Serves

6
Prep Time
5 min.
Cook Time
5 min.
Peas your way, any day, is easy and just takes 10 minutes to table.
Ingredients
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 2 cans (15oz.ea.) Del Monte® Sweet Peas, drained ½ cup bagged shredded carrots ⅓ cup chopped fresh mint leaves
Directions
  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat; add peas and carrots. Cook 3 to 4 minutes; gently stirring occasionally, until heated through. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in mint and season to taste with salt and black pepper, if desired.
  VARIATIONS: Prepare recipe as directed, except:
  1. For Peas with Thyme & Lemon Zest, cook peas with 2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves instead of carrots in Step 1. Stir in 1 tsp. grated lemon zest instead of mint in Step 2.
  2. For Peas with Mushrooms, cook peas with 1 cup thinly sliced fresh mushrooms instead of carrots in Step 1. Stir in 1 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary instead of mint in Step 2.
  3. For Peas with Basil and Garlic Crumbs, cook peas with 1/2 tsp. dried basil instead of carrots in Step 1. Omit mint and sprinkle with 1/4 cup crushed garlic croutons in Step 2.
  4. For Asian-Style Sweet Peas, cook peas with 2 to 3 Tbsp. teriyaki sauce instead of carrots in Step 1. Omit mint and stir in 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds in Step 2, if desired.TIP: To toast almonds, place almonds in a heavy ungreased skillet. Cook over medium heat about 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until fragrant and golden brown.
 
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