Roasting brings out a caramelized complexity in the already sweet peas. A scattering of crumbled blue cheese would make a savory addition or substitution for the bacon.
|Prep Time:||5 minutes|
|Ready in:||20 minutes|
|Yield:||4 servings, 1/2 cup each|
|Ease of Prep:||Easy|
|1 pound sugar snap peas , trimmed (about 4 cups)|
|1 large shallot , halved and thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup)|
|2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
|Freshly ground pepper to taste|
|2 pieces cooked bacon , crumbled (optional)|
- Preheat oven to 475F.
- Toss peas, shallot, oil, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Transfer to a baking sheet and spread in a single layer. Roast in the oven, stirring once halfway through, until the peas are tender and beginning to brown slightly, 12 to 14 minutes. Serve warm, sprinkled with bacon if desired.
Health Advantages: low calorie, low carb, low sat fat, low sodium, heart healthy, healthy weight.
|Servings Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per serving|
|Calories:||79 cal||Carbohydrate Servings:||1|
|Carbohydrates:||11 g||Dietary Fiber:||3 g||Cholesterol:||0 mg|
|Fat:||3 g||Sodium:||158 mg||Saturated Fat:||0 g|
|Protein:||3 g||Potassium:||182 mg||Monounsaturated Fat:||2 g|
|Exchanges:||1 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat|