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Peas with Lettuce


  • 1 quart of peas
  • 1 head of lettuce
  • 1 ounce of butter
  • broth or water
  • 2 or 3 sprigs of parsley
  • salt
  • pepper


Blanch the peas for about five minutes, and drain them. Blanch the lettuce for one minute. Put peas and lettuce in a saucepan with the butter, stir gently on the fire for about one minute, and then add a little broth or water, the parsley, salt, and pepper; boil slowly till done, and serve warm. The parsley may be served, or removed just before serving, according to taste. The lettuce is always served with the peas.


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Hand-Book of Practical Cookery (1884).

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