Steamed English Peas With Basil Butter
25 mins (prep 10, cooking 15)
4 ingredients
6 servings
This butter sauce is delicious over fresh English Peas. If you can't find fresh, frozen will do...cooked according to package directions;the ones in the steam-fresh bags work well, just eliminate the steaming step in the recipe! Prep time does not include the butter softening time.

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  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons whipped butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon orange rind, grated
  • 4 cups english peas, fresh (see intro for frozen)


Serving Size (106.55 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 131.7 Calories from Fat 57.51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.39g 58.95%
Saturated Fat 3.87g 116.03%
Trans Fat 0.24g %
Cholesterol 15.9mg 31.8%
Sodium 52.38mg 13.1%
Total Carbohydrate 14.07g 28.14%
Dietary Fiber 4.95 g 118.79%
Sugars 5.56 g %
Protein 5.31g 63.7%
Vitamin A 926.15IU% Vitamin C 39.04mg%
Calcium 26.29mg% Iron 1.42mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh basil, whipped butter, english