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French-Style Peas

18 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Peas braised with lettuce and onions.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 12 min
110 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetes-friendly

Ingredients

2 cups frozen peas 260 g
1 Boston lettuce, or curly leaf 200 g
1 onions, coarsely chopped 200 g
2 tbsp butter, unsalted 28 g
salt [optional]

Method

  1. Coarsely chop the onion.
  2. Melt the butter in a pot or saucepan over low heat. Add the sliced onion and cook 3-4 min until soft and translucent.
  3. Add the lettuce leaves, tearing the larger ones, then add the frozen peas. Add salt, cover, and cook about 7 min until the peas are soft. Adjust the seasoning then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (150g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

110

Fat

4 g

6 %

Saturated 2.5 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

14 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

70 mg

3 %

Carbohydrate

14 g

5 %

Fibre

4 g

15 %

Sugars

6 g

Protein

4 g

Vitamin A

44 %

Vitamin C

26 %

Calcium

3 %

Iron

11 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Low  :
Sodium
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc
Good source of  :
Manganese, Vitamin B1
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin K
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches ½
Vegetables 1
Fats 1

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Members' Reviews

18 Reviews (15 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
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dokterew
april 10, 2012 | I would make this recipe again

I made it without the lettuce. My 18mos old loved it. Never thought before if mixing peas with cooked onions.

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Gyro2
march 07, 2011 | I would make this recipe again

I used the Boston lettuce and I was surprised...it was very good. Hit with my husband.

Useful 1
PaniniPrincess
january 30, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

A great French classic that gives lovely depth and flavour to otherwise boring vegetables. Great for company too.

Useful 1

This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Side dishes | Vegetarian | Kosher | Halal | Low Sodium | Diabetes-friendly | French

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Gyro2
march 07, 2011 | I would make this recipe again

I used the Boston lettuce and I was surprised...it was very good. Hit with my husband.

Useful 1
PaniniPrincess
january 30, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

A great French classic that gives lovely depth and flavour to otherwise boring vegetables. Great for company too.

Useful 1
dokterew
april 10, 2012 | I would make this recipe again

I made it without the lettuce. My 18mos old loved it. Never thought before if mixing peas with cooked onions.

Useful 0
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