Claire's French Peas Recipe

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Submitted by clairelaine

Makes 6 servings



A classic French dish of fresh peas steamed on lettuce leaves, with a touch of butter

Recipe Ingredients for Claire's French Peas

1 pounds fresh peas, shelled
8 lettuce leaves
1 tbs butter
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Claire's French Peas

  1. Remove the peas from their pods to yield 1 pound of shelled peas. Coarsly chop and wash the lettuce leaves and drain. It should be slightly wet.

  2. Place the lettuce in the bottom of a heavy saucepan and put the peas on top. Add the butter

  3. Place over medium low heat, covered until the lettuce wilts and gives off water.

  4. Cook on low until the peas are tender

  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 85.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
79
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
212mg
9%
Potassium
196mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
11.1g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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