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Parmesan Peas

Parmesan Peas

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peas in a bowl with parmesan cheese and a lemon wedge
Makes: 7 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Give (these) peas a chance! Try varying this recipe by using other types of cheese or adding different seasonings.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons margarine or butter
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans of peas, drained and rinsed (or 16 ounces frozen peas)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Heat margarine or butter in a medium skillet over medium heat (300 degrees F in an electric skillet). Add peas and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until peas are heated through.
  3. Add lemon juice and pepper and mix well. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve warm.

Notes

  • Try other types of cheese or a blend!
  • Freeze extra lemon juice to use later.

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Source:

Food Hero
Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 86
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 60 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 60 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 162 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 86
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 3 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 60 mg
Potassium 162 mg
Sodium 60 mg
Copper 84 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 17 mg
Phosphorus 88 mg
Selenium 2 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 41 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 9 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 20 mcg
Folate 40 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 18 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Dairy 1/4 cups

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