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Green Pea Spread

Green Pea Spread

Cooking Light MAY 2005

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


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 52
  • Calories from fat: 31%
  • Fat: 1.8g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 2.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.3g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 114mg
  • Calcium: 13mg

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