Peas and Pods

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Round, sweet, and perfect for little fingers, peas are a hit with babies. Mint adds bright flavor and accents the natural sweetness of the peas.

Yield:

6 adult servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 87
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 2.8 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrate 10.7 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 7.5 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Calcium 42 mg

Ingredients

3/4 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed
2 cups fresh or frozen petite green peas, thawed
1 1/2 tablespoons butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint

Preparation

1. Steam snap peas, covered, 2 minutes. Add green peas to pan; steam 2 minutes.

2. Combine peas, butter, and salt in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with mint.

For baby: Serve spoonfuls in a small bowl or on a rimmed plate. Cut the sugar snap peas into bite-sized pieces. Omit mint, if desired.

Nutrition Note: Peas

Peas are bursting with nutrients. They're packed with protein and fiber plus an assortment of vitamins and minerals, including vitamins C and A and folate.

Note:

Bill Jamison and Cheryl Alters Jamison,

Cooking Light First Foods

August 2010
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