Bright Green Fresh Peas

For bright green fresh peas, do not overcook. Boil peas for only one minute or steam them for just two minutes to produce bright green cooked peas with a crisp-tender texture.
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Bright Green Fresh Peas

Steaming fresh peas is a good cooking method to use for bright green peas with a crisp tender texture. Clean and prepare the peas for cooking and follow the easy steps below.
  • Add water to saucepan so it is below the bottom of the steamer basket and bring to a full boil.
  • Place the steamer basket with peas in it into the saucepan, making sure no water is coming up through the holes in the steamer.
  • Cover saucepan and allow them to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the steamer basket from the saucepan.
Peas should be crisp-tender when done and bright green in color. Pour peas into a serving bowl, season with salt and pepper, and add a little butter for extra flavor and serve while warm.
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