Tested till perfect Peas with Lettuce

Peas with Lettuce

This traditional French braised dish makes an elegant but simple side dish for chicken.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2004

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  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 2 tbsp 2tbspbutter
  • 1-3/4 cups 1-3/4cupspearl onionpearl onions, (284 g pkg), peeled and halved
  • 2-1/2 cups 2-1/2cupsshelled fresh peafresh peas, (12 oz/375 g)
  • 1 head 1headboston lettuce, shredded
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspeach salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspgranulated sugar
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In large heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; fry onions until golden, 5 minutes. Add peas, lettuce, half of the parsley, 2 tbsp (25 ml) water, salt, pepper and sugar; cover and cook over medium heat, stirring often, until peas are tender, 15 minutes. Transfer to serving dish; sprinkle with remaining parsley.

Additional information :

To Use Frozen Peas: Cook for only 5 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 95 pro 4g total fat 4g sat. fat 2g
carb 12g fibre 4g chol 12mg sodium 235mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 9 vit A 11 vit C 23
folate 26
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