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Green Pea Spread

Yield 2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 7 tablespoons water, divided
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 52
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 2.1 g
  • carbohydrate 7.3 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 114 mg
  • calcium 13 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chopped onion; cook 3 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add 1/4 cup water and peas; cook 5 minutes or until peas are tender. Spoon into a blender or food processor; add remaining 3 tablespoons water, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth. Cover and chill.