Peas Recipe: Mushrooms and Green Peas

2013-05-15
Mushroom and Peas Recipe
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  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 15m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    130
  • Calories from Fat

    65
  • Total Fat

    7.2g
  • Saturated Fat

    1.0g
  • Trans Fat

    0.0g
  • Cholesterol

    0mg
  • Sodium

    153mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    12.8g
  • Dietary Fiber

    4.2g
  • Sugars

    5.2g
  • Protein

    4.7g
  • Vitamin A

    11%
  • Vitamin C

    51%
  • Calcium

    2%
  • Iron

    7%
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If plain peas are getting a bit boring, try this peas recipe that adds mushrooms and herbs for something just a little different.

The peas are mixed with fresh mushrooms and some savory flavors.


It is simple and easy, yet full of flavor. Give it a try and see what you think.

Mushrooms and Peas Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons oil or butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked green peas

Method

Step 1

Melt the butter in a saute pan over medium heat. Cook the mushrooms and onion in the butter until the onion is tender but not brown. Add the salt, marjoram, pepper, nutmeg and the peas. Mix lightly, cover and heat through.

Tips:

  • You can substitute a good quality oil, like a grapeseed oil, for the butter. However, the butter does add a wonderful rich flavor to the vegetables.

Did You Know?…

Peas are not just a tasty vegetable. They are very healthy too.

One full cup of peas has only 41 calories, making them very low calorie, and great for watching your waist. That same cup of peas has 21g of carbohydrates, making them less suitable in large amounts for a low carb diet. For the rest of us though, and for low carb dieters in moderation, peas are a nutrition powerhouse.

Peas are a good source of protein, Vitamins A and B6, as well as copper, niacin and phosphorus. They are low in sodium and have no cholesterol or saturated fat. Peas are a great source of vitamin C and Vitamin K.

Mushrooms are also low in cholesterol and fat. They are a good source of fiber, Vitamin C, folate and iron and protein and a very good source of Vitamins D and B6, thiamin and riboflavin.

Put these two delicious vegetables together and you have a healthy vegetable side dish recipe that is also sure to be a hit.

This recipe is also vegan if you use vegetable oil in place of the butter.

This recipe is versatile and can be served with many main course dishes. Try it with marinated flank steak or classic meatloaf for an easy dinner.

I call this a low carb recipe, but it’s not considered low carb in the early stages of an Atkins diet. The peas are higher in carbs. This is a good diabetic recipe however and is gluten free.

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You will find another great peas recipe, French peas, here.





Mushroom and Peas Recipe



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