Microwave Cauliflower and Peas in Cream Sauce Recipe

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Summary

Cooking Time12 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Cauliflower1 Medium
 Frozen peas10 Ounce, Defrosted (1 packet)
 Onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Half and half1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Pimiento1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Parsley flakes1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Instant chicken bouillon granules1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 701 Calories from Fat 188

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g33%

Saturated Fat 12.4 g62%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.6 mg

Sodium 1429.1 mg59.5%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.8%

Dietary Fiber 36.2 g144.6%

Sugars 37 g

Protein 36 g72.5%

Vitamin A 143.7% Vitamin C 774.4%

Calcium 36.6% Iron 64.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) Into a 1 to 1 1/2-quart casserole, add in the cauliflower florets, peas and 1/4 cup water.
2) Microwave on HIGH for 6 to 8 minutes till the florets turn fork-tender. Stir halfway through the cooking time.
3) Let the florets rest covered for a few minutes.
4) Into a 2-cup measurer, add in the onion and butter. Microwave for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on HIGH till the onions become tender.
5) Mix in the flour. Stir well before adding on the half and half, pimiento, parsley, bouillon granules, salt and pepper Microwave again for about 2 minutes till the mixture has thickened. Stir twice in between.
6) Drain the cauliflower and peas.
7) Pour the creamy sauce over the drained vegetables.

SERVING
8) Serve the Cauliflower And Peas In Cream Sauce, garnished with freshly chopped parsley leaves.
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