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Sesame & Green Pea Spread

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  Sesame seeds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Frozen peas 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tamari 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon

Toast sesame seeds in a heavy ungreased skillet over medium heat until lightly browned. Stir frequently. Remove seeds to a bowl and set aside.
Melt butter or margarine in the same skillet. Add onion and garlic and saute until onion is soft. Stir in frozen peas, 1/4 cup water, tamari and salt. Cook about 5 minutes until peas are just tender.
Puree pea mixture in a blender with lemon juice. Remove to a bowl and stir in sesame seeds.
Store in a covered container in the refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Sesame Seed
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 675 Calories from Fat 355

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.3%

Saturated Fat 17.8 g89.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1567 mg65.3%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20.1%

Dietary Fiber 18.7 g74.9%

Sugars 19.9 g

Protein 23 g45.7%

Vitamin A 131.8% Vitamin C 110.5%

Calcium 41.4% Iron 52%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sesame & Green Pea Spread Recipe