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Buttered Smashed Green Peas

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An easy, quick side dish for any occasion.
  Frozen green peas 16 Ounce
  Water 3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Heavy cream 2 Tablespoon

1. Steam the frozen peas in water by adding 2 tbsp butter, salt and pepper for about 15-20 minutes or until the peas get tender.

2. Drain the excess water from the pot and add 2 tbsp butter and heavy cream to the peas. Season with salt and pepper and mash with a potato masher.

3. Serve in a bowl with the garnish of fresh rosemary or fresh mint.

Recipe Summary

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Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Need a quick side dish idea to serve with your lunch or dinner? Here this chef provides a very simple and easy smashed peas recipe made with some basic ingredients probably already available in your pantry. Here the chef uses frozen peas but it could be made with fresh peas and would be wonderful thing to serve during spring time.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 225 Calories from Fat 135

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.7%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.5 mg14.2%

Sodium 109.3 mg4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.2%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 6 g12.9%

Vitamin A 27.1% Vitamin C 75.7%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Buttered Smashed Green Peas Recipe Video