Sweet Pea Mash

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Sweet Pea Mash

Brighten up your plate with this brilliant-green puree. Serve with roasted jumbo shrimp or garlic-rubbed lamb chops.

Yield: 4 servings, generous 1/2 cup each
Active Time: 20
Total Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 3 1/3 cups frozen peas, (1 pound)
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced scallion greens, or chives
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

Preparation

Heat peas, water and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring often, until the peas are heated through, 6 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a food processor; pulse with sour cream and pepper until a chunky puree forms. Pulse in scallion greens (or chives) and bacon.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 164
fat 6 g (3 g sat, 2 g mono)
cholesterol 19 mg
carbohydrates 19 g
protein 9 g
fiber 7 g
sodium 320 mg
potassium 214 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (60% daily value), Vitamin C (25% dv), Folate (19% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 starch, 1.5 fat

From EatingWell February/March 2006