Mashed peas with leeks
3 medium, white part only, chopped and washed
Fat free chicken broth
1¼ cup(s), or vegetable broth, warmed, divided
Frozen green peas
4 cup(s), or fresh peas
Fresh lemon juice
Fresh mint leaves
2 Tbsp, chopped
- In a large sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat; add leeks and sauté for 5 minutes. Add 1/2 c broth; cook, stirring occasionally, until leeks are very soft, 5 minutes. Add 1/4 c more broth; reduce heat to low and deglaze pan by scraping up browned bits from bottom of pan. Stir leeks; remove pan from heat.
- Place peas and 1/4 c broth in a microwaveable bowl; microwave on HIGH until peas are tender, about 10 minutes. Remove and reserve 1 c peas.
- Coarsely mash remaining peas, adding up to remaining 1/4 c broth if too dry; stir in lemon juice, salt, leeks, reserved whole peas and mint.
- Serving size: 3/4 cup