Recipe: Mint Sweet Pea Puree
When we take spoon after spoon of this delicious purée we are reminded of King John II of England. It’s reported that the pea-obsessed monarch died after eating seven bowls of the little green legumes. The lesson we carry with us is to stop at six.
4 cups frozen peas
1/2 cup Kraft Philadelphia Whipped Cream Cheese
1/4 cup butter, room temperature
2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
1 tsp kosher salt
1) In a medium saucepan bring salted water to a boil over high heat. Add frozen peas, reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes until tender. Drain well. Transfer peas to a food processor. Add cream cheese, butter, mint and salt. Purée until smooth, 15-20 seconds. Remove from processor and serve warm.
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