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French Green Peas

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Ingredients
  Iceberg lettuce head 1⁄2 Medium
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Yellow onion 1 Small, peeled and chopped
  Fresh green peas/1 package of 10 ounces frozen green peas 2 Pound, shelled to make about 2 cups
  Chopped fresh parsley/1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Remove the core and outer leaves of the lettuce. Slice the head into thin shreds.
2. Place the butter, water, sugar, and salt into a 2-quart saucepan. Top with the lettuce, then the onion, then the peas. Sprinkle with the parsley and cover.
3. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer about 10 minutes, or until the peas are tender. Spoon the peas along with any juices into individual dishes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1107 Calories from Fat 354

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g62.2%

Saturated Fat 23.8 g119%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%

Sodium 556.8 mg23.2%

Total Carbohydrates 143 g47.6%

Dietary Fiber 48.6 g194.5%

Sugars 59.2 g

Protein 51 g102.6%

Vitamin A 199.7% Vitamin C 644.1%

Calcium 28.2% Iron 82.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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French Green Peas Recipe