Brighten up your plate with this brilliant-green puree. Serve with roasted jumbo shrimp or garlic-rubbed lamb chops.
|Prep Time:||20 minutes|
|Ready in:||20 minutes|
|Yield:||4 servings, generous 1/2 cup each|
|3 1/3 cups frozen peas (1 pound)|
|3 tablespoons water|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
|2/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream|
|1/4 teaspoon white pepper|
|1/4 cup minced scallion greens or chives|
|2 slices bacon , cooked and crumbled|
- Heat peas, water and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring often, until the peas are heated through, 6 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a food processor; pulse with sour cream and pepper until a chunky puree forms. Pulse in scallion greens (or chives) and bacon.
Health Advantages: diabetes appropriate, healthy weight.
|Servings Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per serving|
|Calories:||164 cal||Carbohydrate Servings:||1|
|Carbohydrates:||19 g||Dietary Fiber:||7 g||Cholesterol:||19 mg|
|Fat:||6 g||Sodium:||320 mg||Saturated Fat:||3 g|
|Protein:||9 g||Potassium:||0 mg||Monounsaturated Fat:||2 g|
|Nutrition Bonus:||Vitamin A (60% daily value), Vitamin C (25% dv), Folate (19% dv).|
|Exchanges:||1 starch, 1.5 fat|