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.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2016


Recipe Summary

10 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.


Nutrition Facts

181 calories; protein 6.9g 14% DV; carbohydrates 17g 6% DV; dietary fiber 5.4g 22% DV; sugars 5.6g; fat 10.2g 16% DV; saturated fat 2.6g 13% DV; cholesterol 7.6mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 2221.2IU 44% DV; vitamin c 19.9mg 33% DV; folate 58.8mcg 15% DV; calcium 47.2mg 5% DV; iron 1.9mg 11% DV; magnesium 46.5mg 17% DV; potassium 237.8mg 7% DV; sodium 254.2mg 10% DV; thiamin 0.3mg 28% DV.