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a plate of peas garnished with sprigs of fresh mint

Quick and Easy “Throw it Together” Minted Peas

  • Author: Spicepaw
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


  Minted peas are a classic and heavenly vegetable side dish of peas cooked with butter, garlic and mint. A British classic made foolproof.   #healthyrecipes #peas #easyrecipes #veggies


  • 1 mug of frozen peas
  • 1 mug of water
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • pat of butter
  • pinch of salt
  • a sprinkling of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp malt vinegar


  1. In a small saucepan, combine peas, water, garlic, mint, butter, salt and pepper together.
  2. Heat on medium-high flame until the majority of the liquid has been boiled off then switch to low heat and continue cooking until water has evaporated.
  3. Take off heat and add 2 tsp malt vinegar, stir and serve!
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Category: Vegetable, Sides
  • Method: simmering
  • Cuisine: British

Keywords: peas, minty peas, easy recipes, sides, vegetables

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