Corn and Pea Medley
Our home economists sized this fresh tasting side dish so it's perfect for a pair. Complete with a buttery dill sauce, it makes an ideal dinner accompaniment to nearly any main course.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen sugar snap peas
- 1/3 cup frozen corn
- 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped onion
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
- Pepper to taste
- In a small saucepan, place 1 in. of water. Add peas and corn. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until peas are crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the lemon juice, dill and pepper. Drain peas and corn; add the onion mixture and stir to coat.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 87 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Corn and Pea Medley in Quick Cooking January/February 2005