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Peas and Carrots with Mint Recipe

Peas and Carrots with Mint Recipe

If you're looking for an easy way to dress up ordinary peas and carrots, reach for this simple recipe. Fresh mint adds a refreshing subtle flavor that'll keep folks coming back for more.—Margie Snodgrass, Gig Harbor, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large carrots, julienned
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 pound sugar snap peas
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place carrots in a saucepan with enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add remaining ingredients. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until the peas are crisp-tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 65 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.