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Peas In Creamy Mushroom Sauce

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  Frozen peas 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Sliced mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Milk/Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch

Conventional method: In saucepan, bring small amount of water to boil; add peas. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender; drain.
Meanwhile, in saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook mushrooms for 2 minutes. Sprinkle with flour; cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Whisk in milk, salt, pepper and nutmeg; cook for about 4 minutes or until smooth and thickened. Stir in peas.
Microwave method: In microwaveable dish, cover and microwave peas and 2 tbsp (25 ml) water at High for 5 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes; drain.
In 4-cup (1 L) microwaveable measure, microwave butter at High for 1 minute. Add mushrooms; cover and cook for about 2 minutes or until tender, stirring once. Stir in flour; whisk in milk until smooth. Microwave at High for 2 to 3 minutes or until smooth and thickened, stirring once. Add salt, pepper and nutmeg; stir in peas.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 614 Calories from Fat 292

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g51%

Saturated Fat 20 g100%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 87.1 mg29%

Sodium 381.3 mg15.9%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20%

Dietary Fiber 12.5 g50.1%

Sugars 25.4 g

Protein 23 g46%

Vitamin A 129.1% Vitamin C 79.8%

Calcium 32.5% Iron 27%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Peas In Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe