Quips field editor Shirley Kidd from New London, Minnesota, "This is a favorite vegetable side dish when the 'Kidds' come home to visit!"
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 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
- Cook peas according to package directions; drain. Set aside and keep warm.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 111 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 328mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Peas Amandine in Taste of Home April/May 1998
Aug 17, 2008
We all enjoyed this dish. It is easy and flavorful and a nice change from plain peas. I used fresh mushrooms instead of canned and just sauteed them with the onions.