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Pureed Sweet Peas
Pureed Sweet Peas
This is a unique way to enjoy green peas that makes a great substitute for mashed potatoes and provides you with extra flavor and nutrition at the same time. And one serving contains 53% of the Daily Value (DV) for thiamin, 48% DV for vitamin C and 48% DV for vitamin E. Enjoy!

Prep and Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
  • 8 oz frozen peas
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 + 2 TBS chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 TBS sunflower seeds
  • 1 TBS minced fresh herbs such as mint, basil, chervil, or parsley
  • salt and white pepper to taste
  1. Chop onions and garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to help bring out their health-promoting properties.
  2. Heat 1 TBS broth in a 10-inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent. Add garlic and sauté for another minute.
  3. Add 2 TBS broth, peas, and herbs and cook until tender, about 3 more minutes. Puree in blender with sunflower seeds. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
Serves 2
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