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Buttered Peas and Pearl Onions

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 cup chicken broth

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter

3 teaspoons chopped fresh dill

1 (10-ounce) package frozen pearl onions, thawed

1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas, thawed

1 small bunch watercress, washed and trimmed

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, combine the chicken broth, 2 tablespoons of the butter, and 2 teaspoons of the dill. Once the liquid gets hot, add the pearl onions and peas. Cook and stir for 5 minutes until well coated and thickened slightly. Add the watercress, remaining butter, and dill; season with salt and pepper.