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Minted Peas with Prosciutto

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Prep: 9 minutes; Cook: 10 minutesThe combination of salty prosciutto and sweet baby peas with a touch of mint is magical--proof that a simple serving of peas can have a powerful punch of flavor.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion (1/2 small)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen petite green peas
  • 1/3 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh lemon rind
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 81
  • fat 1.2 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • protein 6.4 g
  • carbohydrate 11.7 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 307 mg
  • calcium 22 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add prosciutto, and cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add onion and garlic; sauté 2 minutes or until tender.

  2. Add peas and broth; cook 4 minutes or until peas are thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in mint and remaining ingredients.

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