Asparagus, Green Pea, and Scallion Sauce


1½ pounds asparagus, preferably 1/2-inch wide or less
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 large leek, green and white parts, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon peperoncino, or to taste
10 ounces frozen peas, thawed or 1 pound fresh peas
2 cups scallion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons butter, cut up
⅓ cup water, plus more if needed
½ teaspoon fresh mint, shredded


Here's A Fitting Sauce For Springtime, Full Of Seasonal Treasures: Asparagus, Sweet Peas, Scallions, Leeks And Fresh Mint. And The Color? Springtime Green! Of Course, Since All Of The Ingredients Are Available Year Round, You Can Enjoy This Anytime. But I

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