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Onion Saffron Sweet Pea Relish with Orange Zest

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Category: Side Dishes, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Vidalia onions, quartered
  • -and sliced
  • 1 ts Garlic salt, with parsley
  • 1/2 ts Saffron threads
  • 2 ts Safflower oil
  • 1/2 ts Freshly ground black pepper,
  • -or to taste
  • 2 Pieces orange zest, 2-inch
  • -strip, minced
  • 1 Orange, juiced
  • 1 1/3 c Fresh peas, or frozen


Prepare the onion and sprinkle with the garlic salt. Set aside and prepare
other ingredients. Set small skillet or min-wok over medium heat. Add the
saffron and toast until the threads are brittle, about 1 to 1/2 minutes.
Crush a bit with back of spoon and add the garlicky onion and oil, season
with pepper; saute the onion for about 4 minutes; add the peas, stir.
Continue to saute until the onion is a golden brown. Reduce heat to lowest;
add the orange zest and the juice; toss continuously until the relish cools
a bit. Serve as a relish with potatoes, or pasta, or other vegetables
(asparagus or cauliflower).

McServing: 81.5 cals (26.1% ff) 2.6 g fat. Posted by Pat Hanneman on eat

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