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Microwave Cauliflower and Peas in Cream Sauce

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  Cauliflower 1 Medium
  Frozen peas 10 Ounce, Defrosted (1 packet)
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Half and half 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pimiento 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Parsley flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash

1) Into a 1 to 1 1/2-quart casserole, add in the cauliflower florets, peas and 1/4 cup water.
2) Microwave on HIGH for 6 to 8 minutes till the florets turn fork-tender. Stir halfway through the cooking time.
3) Let the florets rest covered for a few minutes.
4) Into a 2-cup measurer, add in the onion and butter. Microwave for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on HIGH till the onions become tender.
5) Mix in the flour. Stir well before adding on the half and half, pimiento, parsley, bouillon granules, salt and pepper Microwave again for about 2 minutes till the mixture has thickened. Stir twice in between.
6) Drain the cauliflower and peas.
7) Pour the creamy sauce over the drained vegetables.

8) Serve the Cauliflower And Peas In Cream Sauce, garnished with freshly chopped parsley leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 701 Calories from Fat 188

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g33%

Saturated Fat 12.4 g62%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.6 mg18.2%

Sodium 1429.1 mg59.5%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.8%

Dietary Fiber 36.2 g144.6%

Sugars 37 g

Protein 36 g72.5%

Vitamin A 143.7% Vitamin C 774.4%

Calcium 36.6% Iron 64.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwave Cauliflower And Peas In Cream Sauce Recipe