Boiled Green Peas

Petit Pois au Naturel

Preparation info
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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • A Pint of Fresh Young Green Peas
  • A Tablespoonful of Butter
  • Salt and Pepper


Shell the peas, and, when you have a pint (sufficient for six), put the Peas into cold water, drain and put into a saucepan of boiling water; add a teaspoonful of salt to prevent the Peas from cracking, and let them boil rapidly for at least twenty minutes. To ascertain if they are done, take one out and press with a fork. The great art in cooking Green Peas properly is to have plenty of water,