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Minted Peas and Wax Beans

Minted Peas and Wax Beans
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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the peas and beans and cook until crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the peas, beans, salt, pepper, and lemon juice and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat, add the mint, and toss well.
By May, 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 145
  • Calcium 51mg
  • Carbohydrate 17g
  • Cholesterol 8mg
  • Fat 7g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Protein 6mg
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Sodium 294mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Stick of butter
For everyday eating and cooking, use unsalted butter.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.