Green Pea Purée

Author: Canadian Living

Vibrant and fresh pea purée will brighten up any menu. Frozen peas make this a quick and easy side dish.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2011

Ingredients

  • 4 cups frozen peas
  • 2 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream 35%
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook peas and garlic until peas are tender and vibrant green, about 3 minutes. Drain.

In food processor, pulse together pea mixture, cream, dill, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper until smooth. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours. Reheat for 6 to 8 minutes over medium-low heat, stirring frequently.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 345 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 139.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Potassium 93 mg
  • Cholesterol 31 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 10 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 17.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 22.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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