Peas a la Francaise Recipe
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Peas a la Francaise Recipe

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“I love peas, and this recipe is a favorite. It features tiny pearl onions touched with thyme and chervil, and its presentation is lovely.” —Christine Frazier, Auburndale, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups pearl onions, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chervil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 112 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 315 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add pearl onions; boil for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; peel and set aside.
  2. In the same saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the onions, water, sugar and seasonings. Add peas and lettuce; stir until blended. Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 12 servings (1/2 cup each).
Originally published as Peas a la Francaise in Taste of Home February/March 2009, p66

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 112 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 315 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2010

"Served this for Easter dinner. I'll make it again!"

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"I didn't have chervil, but really liked the flavor with just the thyme."

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