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Pea Puree

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

I love peas, and I’m sad about the bad rap they have in the US. When I lived in Paris, one of my favorite lunches at this little “plat du jour’ bar restaurant where...


  • 4 cups fresh or frozen peas
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 clove garlic (optional)

Nutrition Facts


147 cals


3 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

1 g


20 g


7 g


6 g


11 g


360 mg


  1. Bring a quart of salted water to a boil. Add the peas and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a food processor, blend the blanched peas, Parmesan, mint, yogurt, salt and garlic, if using. Taste for seasoning and serve at room temperature with boiled new potatoes or grilled, poached or roasted chicken.

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