French peas

Makes 6 servings
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped romaine lettuce
1 1/2 cups shelled peas
1/4 cup minced shallots or chopped green onion
1 large sprig of parsley
2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. white pepper
1.  Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.  Add lettuce, peas, shallot or onion, parsley, sugar, salt and pepper.
2.  Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 10-15 minutes, or until peas are just tender.  Stir occasionally.  Remove parsley sprig before serving.