Italian-Style Peas Recipe
This side dish is a big hit on any occasion. I've been making it for at least 35 years, and it was made by my mother before me.—Kathleen Valle, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings
- 1 small onion, diced
- 4 ounces diced fully cooked lean ham
- 4 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen peas
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1. In a nonstick skillet, saute onion and ham in oil until onion is tender. Add the remaining ingredients. Reduce heat; cover and cook until peas are tender. Yield: 4 servings.
3/4 cup equals 148 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 390 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.
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