Friday, April 15, 2016

Vegetable Sides

(seen here with slow cooker pot roast dinner)
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen green peas
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream or whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter                            
  • 1/2 teaspoon each, salt and pepper, optional                               
  1. Bring a shallow pot of (lightly salted, optional )water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add frozen peas, and cook for 3 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Drain peas, and transfer to a blender or large food processor. Add cream, butter, salt and pepper to peas, and process until blended, but still thick with small pieces of peas. Adjust seasonings to taste, and serve immediately.


Crowd                                                              4 small servings
  • 4 Carrots, grated.                                             1
  • 1 1/2 apples, peeled and chopped.                  1/2
  • 1 tsp lemon juice                                            1 squeezed lemon wedge
  • 1/3 cup raisins                                                1 Tb
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds                                1TB 
  • 1/3 cup light mayo                                          1/2 TB mayo, 1/2TB greek yogurt 

Mix together carrots, apples, and lemon juice. Add raisins and almonds. Fold in mayo/greek yogurt.

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