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Peas and Pods

Peas and Pods

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.

Oxmoor House AUGUST 2010

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 87
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 2.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.7g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 7.5mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 105mg
  • Calcium: 42mg
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