Trio of Peas

Trio of Peas

Tart lemon and tarragon liven up this three-pea saute, terrific served with grilled chicken or fish.

From EatingWell: February/March 2006, EatingWell Serves Two
Yield: 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each
Active Time: 20
Total Time: 20

Ingredients

  1. 2 teaspoons canola oil
  2. 1 cup snow peas, trimmed
  3. 1 cup sugar snap peas, fresh or frozen
  4. 2 cups frozen peas, (8 ounces)
  5. 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  6. 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  7. 1 1/2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  8. 1 teaspoon butter
  9. Salt, to taste

Preparation

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add snow peas and sugar snap peas and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Stir in frozen peas; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon zest, lemon juice, tarragon and butter; season with salt.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 111 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 2 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 15 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 5 g fiber; 127 mg sodium; 107 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (40% daily value), Vitamin A (35% dv).

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat