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Mediterranean Minted Peas

Mediterranean Minted Peas
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
Peas go Mediterranean with mint, feta and olives for a simple starter.
Updated February 28, 2005
Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Sherry Johnston
Green Cove Springs, Florida

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Italian plum tomatoes, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 (15-oz.) can LeSueur® Very Young Small Early Peas, drained
  • 2 oz. (1/2 cup) crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 leaves romaine lettuce
  • 12 kalamata olives, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In small bowl, combine oil, lemon juice, mint and salt; blend with wire whisk until smooth. Add tomatoes, peas and cheese; toss to combine. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2
    To serve, line serving platter or individual plates with lettuce. Spoon salad over lettuce. Garnish with olives.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
660mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
5g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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