Petits Pois à la Française

Fresh Green Peas with Lettuce and Scallion

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Country Cooking of France

By Anne Willan

Published 2007

  • About

These braised peas are a surprise, their green freshness accented by the acidity of the lettuce and scallion. What’s more, you don’t need baby peas, but rather the big fat ones of midseason. For Petits Pois à la Crème, substitute ½ cup/125 ml crème fraîche for the butter, added after the peas are cooked. Fresh peas are the perfect partner for p