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Peas with Caramelized Pearl Onions Recipe Low Carb

 

Ingredients

Servings: 4

 

2 tsp olive oil

6 oz pearl onions, skin removed

2 tbsp fortified chicken stock

1/2 tsp salt

Pinch black pepper

1 cup water

8 oz peas, fresh or frozen

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Exchanges/Choices:

1 Starch

 

Calories 80

    Calories from Fat 20

Fat 2.5g

    Saturated Fat 0.3g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 105mg

Carbohydrate 12g

    Dietary Fiber 3g

    Sugar 5g

Protein 3g

Cooking Methods

  1. Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and then the onions. Brown the onions on all sides.
  2. Add the chicken stock, salt and pepper. Allow the liquid to absorb into the onions. Continue cooking until almost all of the liquid is absorbed. Set aside.
  3. In a medium pot, bring the water to a boil. Add the peas. Simmer uncovered for 3-5 minutes or until the peas are tender.
  4. Drain the peas and combine with the reserved caramelized onions. Serve immediately.

Fun Facts / Cooking Tips

No one can resist this highly nutritious and highly tasty peas vegetable dish. This is indeed the perfect meal for diabetics, where it is low in calories, low in fat and also low in carbohydrate. Whenever possible, use fresh peas as fresh peas contains higher count of Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Calcium.

 

 

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