Peas with Lettuce

Author: Canadian Living

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

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 3/4 cup pearl onion (284 g pkg), peeled and halved
  • 2 1/2 cups shelled fresh peas (12 oz/375 g)
  • 1 head boston lettuce shredded
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar

Method

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.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 6 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 235 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 95.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 12 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 12 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 26.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
  • Vitamin C 23.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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