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Simple Steamed Peas with Basil Butter

Skill Level: Intermediate

2 min Prep
12 min Total
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 69
Protein 1.3g
Total Carbohydrates 3.2g
Dietary Fiber 1.1g
Net Carbohydrates 2.1g
Sugar 1.7g
Total Fat 5.9g
Saturated Fat 3.7g
Trans Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 15.3mg
Sodium 2.5mg
SmartPoints® 3.0


  • 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 cups fresh green peas, shelled


  1. Combine the soft butter and the basil in a small bowl, stirring until blended. Set aside.
  2. Arrange the fresh peas in the steamer. Cover and steam 10 to 15 minutes or until the peas are tender.
  3. Remove the peas from the steamer and spread the butter over the peas.
  4. Let it melt evenly and stir. Serve immediately.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing