Tarragon Baby Peas With Buerre Blanc

Tarragon Baby Peas With Buerre Blanc
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These peas have a slightly sweet flavor of tarragon that sets off the slightly tart flavor of the lime butter sauce. All together, it tastes like spring and makes the perfect holiday side dish!
15 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

1/3 cup
dry white wine or chicken stock
2 tablespoons
lime juice
1 tablespoon
finely chopped shallot
1/2 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
1/4 teaspoon
salt
5 cups
frozen baby peas
1 tablespoon
fresh tarragon leaves, chopped

Directions

  1. Combine wine, lime juice, and shallot in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until shallot is tender and liquid is reduced to about 2 tablespoons.
  2. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Whisk in butter a few chunks at a time, beating until butter is melted and sauce is smooth. Remove from heat; stir in salt. Set aside. Keep warm.
  4. Place peas into bowl. Microwave 3 minutes; stir. Continue microwaving 4 minutes; drain. Add sauce and tarragon; stir to coat.

Recipe Tips

- Buerre blanc translates from French as “white butter.” It is important to whisk in the butter a few chunks at a time to make sure it blends in to make a smooth sauce.

- Sauce can be made up to 1/2 hour before serving. Pour into an insulated coffee mug to keep warm.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
180
Cholesterol
30mg
Carbohydrates
12g
Protein
4g
Fat
11g
Sodium
170mg
Dietary Fiber
4g

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