Peas French Style
|White onions||8 Small, peeled (Baby White Onions)|
|Peas||2 Pound, shelled|
|Boston lettuce head||1 Small, shredded|
|Fresh pepper||To Taste|
Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil.
Add the onions and parboil them for 5 minutes.
Add the peas, 1 tablespoon of butter, and a pinch of sugar.
Cover with the lettuce and cook, covered, over low heat until the peas are tender, about 15 minutes.
While the peas are cooking, make a beurre manie by blending together 1 tablespoon of butter and the flour.
When the peas are tender, add the beurre manie in small bits and stir until the liquid has thickened.
Season with salt and pepper.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1469 Calories from Fat 258
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30 g45.5%
Saturated Fat 16.6 g83%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%
Sodium 489 mg20.4%
Total Carbohydrates 250 g83.3%
Dietary Fiber 67.4 g269.4%
Sugars 100.2 g
Protein 65 g130.7%
Vitamin A 262.3% Vitamin C 750.3%
Calcium 55% Iron 103.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet