Zucchini and Peas with Basil

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

A simple, tasty dish of beautiful green vegetables. The measurements don’t really require exactitude. I’ve made this with a handful of pod peas, a few snow peas, and sugar snap peas mixed in with the zucchini. And I’ve made it with different basils—lemon basil, cinnamon basil, and the deep plum-colored leaves of opal basil. All combinations are delicious, and each has its own charm. Use an oil with deep, pure flavor, either extra-virgin olive oil or peanut oil, and stew the vegetables slowl