Milk Cooked Peas

  • 10 mins total
  • 10 mins cook
  • serves 4 
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Milk cooked peas.

Summer is officially over. Well almost! When you live in Arizona you never feel as your summer ends.
We have had a fantastic summer and this year we decided to take the summer off to enjoy some great travels and spend as much time with family as possible. With that said we also had a great time eating our way thru our vacation. No guilt eating, is the best!
While home, we made it a point to prepare some new fun dishes in our kitchen as well as some old time favorite recipes.
I will start with this new recipe, “Honey Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Garlic” that I have found in an old magazine long ago. I have modified to our taste and also due to the fact that we were not able to locate some ingredients. Isn’t that the fun of cooking after all? Creating, been adventurous with new flavors and most of all… have fun.
The strong flavor of the garlic and the lemon, required some side dishes that will blend well together while not overpowering each other. Milk peas and lime cilantro rice were just that, perfect side dish. The cumin from the rice blended well with the cilantro in the rice. The pea’s light and tender flavor was the perfect balance between them. Love it and could not get enough of it.
Do not be taken back by mi picture of the Roasted Chicken, the skin got a bit caramelized too much, however the flavor was not just perfect. Juicy chicken breasts, soft caramelized garlic.
A great meal for the whole family that is easy, delicious and a bit different.
Enjoy!

Honey Roasted Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Garlic
Milk peas
Lime Cilantro Rice

Giangi's Kitchen Signature

 

Nutrition Facts
Milk Cooked Peas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 95 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Potassium 149mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 8.4%
Calcium 4.6%
Iron 1.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Milk Cooked Peas

  • 10 mins total
  • 10 mins cook
  • serves 4 

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  • 3/4 teaspoon corn starch
  • 3 smashed garlic clove
  • 2 1/2 cup frozen - thawed pears
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated zest of lemon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon leaves

Instructions

  1. Mix 1 tablespoon of the butter with the cornstarch and set aside.

  2. In a saucepan set over medium heat, melt the remaining 3 tablespoons butter. Add the garlic, and cook until the garlic begins to soften, 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Add the peas and ¼ teaspoon each of salt and pepper, and cook the peas until they turn bright green, about 1 minute.

  4. Add the half-and half and cook until it bubbles in the center, about 30 seconds.

  5. Add the cornstarch mixture and cook, stirring until the content of the pan thickens and the peas are tender.

  6. Add the lemon zest, parsley and tarragon. Taste for salt and pepper, and adjust if necessary. Serve immediately.

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