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Peas and Pods

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

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

  3. 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.

  4. Nutrition Note: Peas

  5. 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.

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