Minted Green Peas & Carrots

Peas are nutritious, tasty and easy to prepare. Frozen vegetables (such as frozen peas) have been found to retain much of their nutritional value so if you don't have time to shuck fresh peas, use frozen. This dish is a great addition to just about any meal!

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Peel and dice carrots into 1/2-inch cubes.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a steamer with a tight fitting lid.
  3. Place carrots in steamer basket. Cover and steam for about 3 minutes and then add peas and steam for 3 more minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Meanwhile, heat 1 TBS broth in a 10-inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onion over medium heat in broth for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute. Add steamed carrots and peas along with mint, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Remove from heat and toss with lemon juice, and olive oil.
Serves 4
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