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Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl Photo by: Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Lemon-Mint Peas

The flavors of lemon and mint really bring frozen peas to life. This side dish works especially well with pork chops or lamb.

Cooking Light MARCH 2013

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

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen green peas
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Place peas and water in a bowl; cover. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Add mint, butter, lemon rind, pepper, and salt; toss.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 68
  • Fat: 1.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 86mg
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