Peas and Celery
"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 TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 90 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.
Originally published as Peas and Celery in Quick Cooking March/April 2005