Steamed spinach and Peas with Butter and Fresh Mint

Spinach in season? Great! Here is an easy to follow side dish to accompany any meats or fish of your choice. 

Yield: Serves 4

1 big bag of fresh spinach leaves (or cooked frozen, thawed spinach)
1 large cup of cooked peas ( thawed and cooked for a few minutes in boiling water)
good quality salted butter
fresh mint leaves

Use fresh spinach leaves cook in very little salted boiling water or in a steamer. If the Spinach is seasonal and young, it should take 3 to 4 minutes to cook. However check before draining.

Toss spinach and peas together, add a knob of good quality salted butter and sprinkle with mint leaves.

Serve with grilled chicken and a wedge of lemon or either a side dish with any grilled meats and steak fish.