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Tangy Horseradish Pea Purée

The English love their peas, and purées like this one are all the rage in the British Isles as chefs give pub grub a gourmet makeover. Try serving this recipe—or a simple pea purée with butter and milk—as a lighter, more healthful alternative to mashed potatoes.

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The English love their peas, and purées like this one are all the rage in the British Isles as chefs give pub grub a gourmet makeover. Try serving this recipe—or a simple pea purée with butter and milk—as a lighter, more healthful alternative to mashed potatoes.

Servings
8

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh or frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. prepared horseradish
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives

Preparation

Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add peas, and cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until tender. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid.

Transfer peas to food processor. Add sour cream, horseradish and cooking liquid, and blend until smooth. Sprinkle with chives, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 69
  • Carbohydrate Content 12 g
  • Cholesterol Content 3 mg
  • Fat Content 1 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 93 mg
  • Sugar Content 5 g