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Minted peas and broccoli

A good accompaniment to many meals.

What you need

450 g broccoli florets
25 g butter, melted
1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
450 g frozen peas
3 tsp chopped fresh mint
4 salad onions, trimmed and sliced

Method

  1. Place the broccoli florets in a pan of boiling water. Simmer for 3-5 min until tender. In a bowl mix together the butter and garlic and set aside.

  2. Cook the peas in a pan of boiling water for 2-3 min.

  3. Drain the broccoli thoroughly. Toss in the flavoured butter.

  4. Drain the peas thoroughly. Toss together with the mint and salad onions.

  5. Spoon both the broccoli and peas into a warmed serving dish and serve immediately.

  • Low in fat Vegetarian
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  • Preparation12 minutes
    Cook3 minutes
    Total15 minutes
  • Energy112 kcal/serving
    Fat2.39 g/serving
    Carbohydrates89.63 g/serving
    Glycaemic Index34
    Glycaemic Load5.09
  • Minted peas and broccoli

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Guideline Daily Amounts
Per portion Per 100g Men Women
Energy (kj) 470 285 10475 8350
Energy (kcal) 112 68.4 2500 2000
Protein (g) 6.39 3.88
Carbohydrate (g) 15.1 9.17 345 275
Fat (g) 3.94 2.39 95 70
Fat (saturated) (g) 2.20 1.33
Fibre (g) 6.05 3.67
Sodium (mg) 140 85.2
Salt (equivalent) (g) 0.35 0.21 7 5
Per Portion Per 100g RDA
Vitamin A (µg) 205 124 800
Vitamin B-12 (µg) 0.01 0.00 1
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.22 0.14 2
Vitamin C (mg) 85.4 51.9 60
Vitamin D (µg) 3.11 1.89 266
Vitamin E (mg) 1.45 0.88 10
Zinc (mg) 0.95 0.58 15
Calcium (mg) 61.6 37.4 800
Folate (mcg) 99.6 60.5 200
Iron (mg) 1.97 1.20 14
Magnesium (mg) 39.7 24.1 300
Niacin (mg) 1.82 1.10 18
Pantothenic acid (mg) 0.52 0.31 6
Riboflavin (mg) 0.17 0.11 1.6
Phosphorous (mg) 114 69.8 800
Thiamin (mg) 0.25 0.15 1.4

This recipe is:

  • Low in fatLow in fat
  • Demi-vegDemi-veg
  • VegetarianVegetarian
  • Citrus freeCitrus free
  • Corn freeCorn-free
  • Egg freeEgg free
  • Gluten freeGluten free
  • Peanut freePeanut free
  • Shellfish freeShellfish free
  • Wheat freeWheat free
  • Yeast freeYeast free

What the text colours mean:

  • Low in fat
  • High in fibre
  • Rich source
  • Known source

This recipe is estimated to provide the nutritional content shown alongside.

The following ingredients were not included in the calculations because their contribution to nutrition is negligible fresh mint or unavailable

IMPORTANT: You should consult a doctor before making any significant dietary changes. The information presented here or made available through this website is intended as a guide to help you plan a healthy diet. It is not intended to replace or substitute for the services of trained health professionals.

Highlights
Diet
Low in fatLow in fat
Demi-vegDemi-veg
VegetarianVegetarian
Allergy and intolerance profile
Citrus freeCitrus free
Corn freeCorn-free
Egg freeEgg free
Gluten freeGluten free
Peanut freePeanut free
Shellfish freeShellfish free
Wheat freeWheat free
Yeast freeYeast free
Suitable for cooking in
Occasion
Entertaining
Convenience
Meal type
Vegetables
Main ingredient
Vegetables
Cuisine style
British traditional
Cheffy specials
Classic recipe
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