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Peas Amandine Recipe

Peas Amandine Recipe

Quips field editor Shirley Kidd from New London, Minnesota, "This is a favorite vegetable side dish when the 'Kidds' come home to visit!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook peas according to package directions; drain. Set aside and keep warm.
  • 2. In a skillet, saute almonds in butter until lightly browned. Remove with a slotted spoon; add to peas. In the same skillet, saute mushrooms and onion until tender; add to peas. Season with salt and pepper. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 111 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 328 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.