Zesty Buttered Peas


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 tablespoons butter OR margarine

1 10oz pkg frozen peas, thawed

1 cup celery, sliced

1/2 cup onion, chopped

1 tablespoon minced fresh savory OR 1-1/2 tsp. dried, savory

1/2 teaspoon salt, optional

2 tablespoons pimientos, diced

Instructions: Melt butter in a heavy saucepan; add the next five ingredients. Cover and cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in pimientos.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared with margarine and without added salt) equals 1 fat, 1/2 starch; also, 74 calories, 93 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 8 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 4 gm fat.

Serves: 6

Food Exchanges: