Mashed Peas De la Broth

I love Irish mashed peas. This recipe is very untraditional but hold its own. Great as a side to pork or meat.

Serves 4

Mashed Peas De la Broth with pomegranate reduction.
Mashed Peas De la Broth accented with pomegranate reduction.
  • 1 16oz pack of frozen peas
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sugar in the raw
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • A pinch of white pepper
  • A pinch of smoked habanero or Cayenne pepper.
  1. Place all ingredients but the peas in a medium pan and bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
  3. Add peas to pot, bring back to a boil and simmer covered for 5 minutes.
  4. take off the stove, let cool for a couple of minutes.
  5. Use a hand blander to mash everything together to a smooth but not pasty consistency.
  6. Simmer covered on the lowest flame settings possible for 5 minutes.