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Green Pea Puree

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Green pea puree is a flavorful vegetable puree. Prepared with cooked potatoes, yellow and green onions, the green pea puree is flavored with mint flakes. Served nice and smooth, it can be used in piping for casseroles or as desired.
  Unsalted margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Green onions 2 , sliced
  Yellow onion 1 Small, sliced
  Dried split green peas 3 Tablespoon, rinsed
  All purpose potato 1 Small, peeled and sliced
  Mint flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Frozen green peas/1 1/3 10 ounce package frozen green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a medium size heavy saucepan, melt the margarine over moderate heat; add the green onions and yellow onion and cook, uncovered, until soft about 5 minutes.
Mix in the dried peas, potato, mint, sugar, and 1 cup of the water; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
Add the fresh peas and the remaining water if the vegetables look dry; cook, covered, for 5 minutes.
Remove from the heat.
In a food processor or electric blender, puree the mixture for 30 seconds or until smooth.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 493 Calories from Fat 82

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.3%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 24.3 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g27.8%

Dietary Fiber 23.1 g92.2%

Sugars 14.7 g

Protein 23 g46.9%

Vitamin A 55.2% Vitamin C 116.3%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 37.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Pea Puree Recipe