Three Peas with Leeks, Mint, and Cream

Three Peas with Leeks, Mint, and Cream
Photo by James Carrier


  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 leek (8 oz.), white and pale green parts only, halved lengthwise
  • ¼ cup slivered fresh mint leaves
  • 8 ounces sugar snap peas (see notes)
  • 4 ounces snow peas (see notes)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • + 1 more ingredients
    • 1 cup shelled fresh peas (see notes and "How to Prepare Peas" below)

1. Trim sugar snap and snow peas, then blanch along with shelled fresh peas. 2. Rinse leek well, flipping layers under running water to remove grit. Thinly slice crosswise. 3. In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium heat, melt butter. When it's foamy, add leek and stir until soft, about 5 minu...

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