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Braised lettuce and peas

You'll need

2 tbsp olive oil ½ onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 40 gm butter, coarsely chopped 375 ml (1½ cup) chicken stock Finely grated rind of 1 lemon 2 mint sprigs 2 baby cos, quartered lengthways 400 gm podded peas (about 1kg unpodded) 250 gm sugar snap peas, halved lengthways


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  • Heat oil in a large deep-sided frying pan over medium-high heat, add onion and garlic, sauté until very tender (8-10 minutes). Add butter, cook until foaming, then add stock, lemon rind and mint, simmer until reduced by half (4-5 minutes). Add lettuce, turn occasionally until wilted (2-3 minutes), add peas and cook until just tender (4-5 minutes). Remove mint, season to taste, serve hot.

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people

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