Really Simple & Tasty Too #03 – Peas

Spiced Peas With Cilantro and Lime

Makes 4 servings

Hands-on-time: 20 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

Shopping List:

  • 700 gr or 1½ pounds fresh peas in the pod, shelled [about 2 cups], or 2 cups frozen peas
  •  30 ml or 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 gr or ½ teaspoon curry powder
  • 15 gr or ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 5 ml or 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • salt

TO MAKE:

  1. If using fresh peas, fill a large saucepan with salted water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the peas and cook until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes; drain.
  3. Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the peas, garlic, curry powder, and ¼ teaspoon salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and warmed through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the cilantro and lime juice and toss to combine.

Note 1: To defrost frozen peas quickly, place them in a colander and run them under cold water until thawed.

Note 2:Great with grilled steak and the Herb Potato Salad

ENJOY !

Amount Per Serving
Calories 201
Fat 7g
Sat Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 130mg
Protein 9g
Carbohydrate 25g
Sugar 10g
Fiber 9g
Iron 3mg
Calcium 47mg

PDF of this recipe: 20120719-Spiced-Peas

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