Frozen peas get gourmet treatment with a garlicky-buttery sauce and a flourish of toasted slivered almonds in this healthy vegetable side dish. Serve this quick, kid-friendly recipe alongside fish or chicken.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons minced shallot
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 14- to 16-ounce bag frozen peas, thawed
2 teaspoons lemon juice
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground pepper
¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
Heat butter and oil in a large saucepan over medium heat; cook until the butter starts to brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Add shallot and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 30 seconds. Stir in peas, lemon juice, salt and pepper and cook until the peas are hot, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve topped with almonds.
181 calories;10 g fat(3 g sat); 5 g fiber; 17 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 59 mcg folate; 8 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 2,221 IU vitamin A; 20 mg vitamin C; 47 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 254 mg sodium; 238 mg potassium
Vitamin A (44% daily value), Vitamin C (33% dv)