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Green Peas in Cream

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Green Peas in Cream
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Reduced cream sparked with fresh chervil combines with fresh green peas in this traditional dish.

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  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 pounds peas, shelled
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chervil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Stir in the sugar. Pour in the peas and cook, uncovered, at a gentle bubble for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender.
2. Meanwhile, combine the cream and chervil in a large saucepan and cook slowly until the cream is reduced to 1/2 cup. Drain the peas and add to the cream. Stir in the butter and season with salt and pepper.
Updated Friday, March 18th, 2011

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