Peas, Carrots, and Mushrooms

Peas, Carrots, and Mushrooms combine in this mixed vegetable side dish that is remarkably simple to make, but tastes like a fancy restaurant side when you add a spoonful of Basil Gremolata.

Peas, Carrots, and Mushrooms
Start To Finish Time:
25 mins


  • ½ cup sliced carrot (1 medium)

  • 1 10 ounce package frozen peas

  • 2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 2 green onions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • Dash ground black pepper

  • 1 recipe Basil Gremolata (optional)

Basil Gremolata

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil

  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic


  1. In a covered medium saucepan cook carrot in a small amount of boiling salted water for 3 minutes. Add frozen peas. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cook about 5 minutes more or until carrot and peas are crisp-tender. Drain well. Remove carrot and peas from saucepan; set aside.

  2. In the same saucepan cook mushrooms and green onions in hot butter until tender. Stir in basil, salt, and pepper. Return carrot and peas to saucepan; heat through, stirring occasionally. If desired, top with Basil Gremolata.

Basil Gremolata

  1. In a small bowl combine basil, lemon peel, and garlic.

Make-Ahead Directions:

Prepare as directed through Step 1. Cool carrot mixture; transfer to a storage container; seal. Cut up green onions; place in a separate storage container; seal. Chill carrot mixture and green onions for 24 to 48 hours. To serve, continue as directed in Step 2.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

67 Calories
2g Fat
9g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 67
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 226mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 5.3mg 27%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 223mg 5%
Folate, total 36.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.