New Potatoes and Peas

One to two tablespoons of snipped fresh chives, in addition to or instead of the parsley, is a flavorful option for this quick-to-make side dish recipe.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Start to Finish: 25 mins
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New Potatoes and Peas
pound whole tiny new potatoes
cups shelled fresh peas or one 10-ounce package frozen peas
tablespoons margarine or butter
cup snipped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper
  1. Halve any large potatoes. Cook potatoes and fresh peas, if using, in a large saucepan, covered, in boiling water for 10 minutes. Add frozen peas, if using. Return mixture to boiling. Cover saucepan and cook vegetables 2 minutes more or until potatoes are tender. Drain. Return potatoes and peas to the saucepan.
  2. Add margarine or butter or parsley, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir gently (if potatoes are stirred too vigorously, their delicate skins may rub off) until butter melts. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts (New Potatoes and Peas)
    Per serving:
  • 146 kcal cal.,
  • 4 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 10 mg chol.,
  • 93 mg sodium,
  • 24 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 4 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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