Peas and Pods

recipe
New Englanders accompany their holiday salmon with fresh peas, part of the region's summer bounty. Mint adds bright flavor and accents the natural sweetness of the peas.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 87
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
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.

Note:

Bill Jamison and Cheryl Alters Jamison,

July 2008
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