Cook the Book: Fresh Peas with Lettuce and Green Garlic
You can never have too many side dish recipes, so give Cook the Book: Fresh Peas with Lettuce and Green Garlic a try. This recipe makes 4 servings with 157 calories, 4g of protein, and 12g of fat each. This recipe covers 14% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have pepper, butter, kosher salt, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 10 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, primal, and vegetarian diet.
Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a medium sauté pan over low heat.
Add the green garlic and a pinch of salt. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes, until the garlic is tender and fragrant but with no color.
Add the peas and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until they are tender and sweet. Stir in the lettuce and the remaining 2 tablespoons butter; add 1 tablespoon water if the mixture seems dry.
Remove the pan from the heat and toss gently until the lettuce wilts and the butter melts. Season with fresh pepper and additional salt if needed.