Peas Cooked With Button Onions And Lettuce In Butter Recipe


Preparation Time1 Hr 0 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Green peas2 Pound
 Lettuce1 Small
 Butter4 Ounce
 Sugar in the raw1 Teaspoon
 Sea salt To Taste
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Wholemeal1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 574 Calories from Fat 214

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.7%

Saturated Fat 14.9 g74.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 61 mg

Sodium 110.3 mg4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.4%

Dietary Fiber 19.7 g78.7%

Sugars 31.9 g

Protein 18 g35.9%

Vitamin A 98.4% Vitamin C 213.3%

Calcium 17% Iron 26.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Shell the pea pods
2. Collect the peas in a large bowl
3. Wash the peas and drain them well
4. Peel and rinse the button onions
5. Wash and separate the lettuce leaves
6. Discard any leaves that are spoilt and shred the remaining

7. In a small saucepan, heat three-quarters of the butter
8. Add the onions to the saucepan, and sauté for 3 minutes till cooked. Ensure that the onions are cooked but not browned
9. Add the lettuce and cook for a minute
10. Tip in the peas
11. Pour water into the pot just so that the vegetables are covered with water
12. Tip in sugar, salt and pepper.
13. Cook gently until the vegetables for about 15 to 20 minutes till they are tender.
14. In a small bowl, blend the leftover butter with the flour to make a paste. This is called as beurre manie.
15. Add this mix to the boiling liquid little by little to form a thick soup.
16. Check seasoning and turn off the heat.

17. Serve hot with a border of duchesse potatoes