Summer Pea Casserole

  • SERVINGS: 8

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups shelled fresh lima beans (from about 2 pounds), or 10 ounces frozen baby limas
  2. 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, stringed
  3. 1 cup shelled fresh English or sweet peas (from 1 pound), or frozen petite peas
  4. 1 cup snow peas (about 4 ounces), strings removed
  5. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  6. 1/2 cup chicken stock or canned low-sodium broth
  7. 2 cups finely shredded romaine lettuce (about one-half head)
  8. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. In a large saucepan of salted boiling water, blanch the beans and peas separately until crisp-tender, about 20 minutes for fresh limas, 5 minutes for sugar snaps and fresh English peas and 2 minutes for snow peas and frozen limas; frozen petite peas won't need to be blanched. Rinse well with cold water after cooking, then drain, shaking off the excess water, and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the chicken stock and cook over high heat until reduced by half, about 4 minutes. Add the beans, peas and romaine lettuce and cook, stirring, until the lettuce is wilted and the peas are heated through. Season with salt and pepper and serve at once.

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