Spring Peas with Ham and Herbs
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Serves: 6 servings
  • 4 ounces cooked ham, cut into ¼-inch dice (see post above for vegan, vegetarian & kosher options)
  • 3 cups peas, fresh or frozen
  • 3 tablespoons dairy-free margarine cut into 4 to 6 pieces or 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, coarsely chopped, plus sprigs for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, coarsely chopped, plus sprigs for garnish
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  1. Bring a medium-sized saucepan of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the peas and cook until tender, about 3 to 5 minutes depending on size of peas.
  2. Drain the peas, reserving 2 tablespoons cooking water. Return the peas and reserved cooking water to saucepan.
  3. Add the ham, margarine or oil, mint, and tarragon, stirring until everything is combined.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Transfer the peas with ham to a serving bowl, and garnish with mint and tarragon sprigs to serve, if desired.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/herb-peas-with-ham