Peas and Celery Recipe

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"This recipe came with the first microwave we purchased, in the early '80's, and was one of the first vegetable recipes I tried," recalls Phyllis Groves of Ukiah, California. "I loved the results and still prepare this side dish often."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 90 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.


  1. In a microwave-save dish, combine the celery, onion, water and butter. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes. Stir in peas and lemon-pepper. Cover and microwave 4-6 minutes longer. Let stand for 4 minutes or until peas are tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Peas and Celery in Quick Cooking March/April 2005, p26

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2011

"I thought these were really tasty but my men were not enthused."

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