Green Peas in Cream


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 ½ cup. Drain the peas and add to the cream. Stir in the butter and season with salt and pepper.


Serves 4

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