3 cups fresh shelled peas
3 sprigs fresh mint, mince one sprig
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp sugar
- Put the peas, whole mint sprigs, sugar, and salt to taste in a medium pot.
- Add just enough cold water to cover the vegetables in the pot.
- Bring the pot to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 4-5 minutes until peas are cooked.
- Drain the peas, and return them to the pot.
- Stir in the butter and minced mint leaves.