This simple side is a triple treat of spring delights: new potatoes, spring onions and fresh green peas. The flavors are so delicate that all that's needed to finish the dish is just a touch of butter, a few grinds of black pepper and some chopped fresh mint.

Ann Lovejoy
Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 1991


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place potatoes and onions (or scallions, if using) in a small saucepan, barely cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook over medium heat until just tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Add peas, cover and cook until tender, about 1 minute. Drain, add butter, pepper and mint. Heat for 1 minute, tossing gently.


Nutrition Facts

95.4 calories; protein 4.2g 8% DV; carbohydrates 16g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 3.5g 14% DV; sugars 2.7g; fat 1.5g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.9g 4% DV; cholesterol 3.4mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 1036.7IU 21% DV; vitamin c 26.4mg 44% DV; folate 25.8mcg 6% DV; calcium 18.6mg 2% DV; iron 1.4mg 8% DV; magnesium 28.3mg 10% DV; potassium 469.3mg 13% DV; sodium 51.3mg 2% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 19% DV.