Braised Spring Peas

Braised Spring Peas
Staff Writer
Cindy’s Table

If you're a fan of peas, this is your go-to side dish. 

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4
Servings
608
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • slices pancetta
  • 1  Tablespoon  butter
  • 1  Tablespoon  olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1  Teaspoon  coconut flour
  • 1  Cup  low-sodium chicken or vegetable stock
  • spring onions, trimmed, outer leaves discarded, and finely chopped
  • 14  Ounces  fresh peas (you can use frozen but fresh works best)
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1  Teaspoon  sea salt
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Olive oil, for finishing

Directions

Heat a large sauté pan to high and add ½ teaspoon of coconut or olive oil. Cut your pancetta into small cubes. Cook until crispy. Put in a bowl to the side.

In the same sauté pan, add the butter and the remainder of oil. Add the coconut flour and stir, and then slowly add the stock.

Add the spring onions and peas and season with red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Cover the pan and simmer until the peas are tender, about 5 minutes. Check seasonings, and then add the lemon juice. Finish with olive oil before serving.  

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
35g
50%
Sugar
35g
39%
Saturated Fat
16g
67%
Cholesterol
117mg
39%
Carbohydrate, by difference
57g
44%
Protein
18g
39%
Vitamin A, RAE
201µg
29%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
400mg
40%
Choline, total
72mg
17%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Fluoride, F
17µg
1%
Folate, total
50µg
13%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
22mg
7%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
384mg
55%
Selenium, Se
13µg
24%
Sodium, Na
419mg
28%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
46g
2%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Pea Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Pea Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.