Minted Peas and Wax Beans

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 145 calories
    • Fat 7 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 8 mg
    • Sodium 294 mg
    • Protein 6 mg
    • Carbohydrate 17 g
    • Fiber 6 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 51 mg
  • April 2003

Ingredients

  1. Check 2pounds fresh peas, shelled (about 2 cups shelled peas)
  2. Check 1/2pound wax beans
  3. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  4. Check 1tablespoon unsalted butter
  5. Check 1/2teaspoon kosher salt
  6. Check 1/8teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  7. Check 1teaspoon lemon juice
  8. Check 2tablespoons fresh mint, coarsely chopped

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the peas and beans and cook until crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the peas, beans, salt, pepper, and lemon juice and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat, add the mint, and toss well.