British Mushy Peas
|1 (16 oz) package frozen peas|
|2 tbs extra virgin olive oil|
|1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, packed|
|3/4 cup chopped scallions|
|1/3 cup chicken or vegetable stock|
|2 tbs unsalted butter|
|1 tbs brown sugar|
|kosher salt and black pepper to taste|
Mushy peas are a staple British comfort food. Basically the dish is peas, pureed with olive oil, mint, butter and brown sugar. Absolutely delicious.
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
- Cook the peas, mint, and green onions, stirring occasionally, until they are tender.
- Transfer to a food processor along with broth, butter, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Puree until almost smooth, but with some lumps. ( note add broth a little at a time until desired consistency is reached.