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7 Reasons to Eat Your Peas

03/27/2015 05:40 am ET | Updated May 27, 2015
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Hit play on this little ditty, then scroll through our list to find out which pea-centric dish you'll be making for dinner tonight.

One-Pot Pasta with Vegetables
Said vegetables include fresh peas and marinated artichokes, and the "sauce" is just a combo of grated cheese and lemon juice. Get the recipe.

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Spring Chopped Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette
This vegetarian-friendly dish let's snap peas shine. Get the recipe.

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Chicken Tortilla Soup
This soup has the basics--chicken, black beans, jalapeno--plus just the right amount of peas. Get the recipe.

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Homestyle Rice and Beans
A few veggies mixed into the rice goes a long way. Get the recipe.

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Vegetable Pot Pies
What's a pot pie without some peas--seriously? Get the recipe.

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Chinese Fried Rice
This dish tastes like take-out and is ready is just about the same amount of time. Get the recipe.

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Spring Peas With Mint
This side is the epitome of fast, easy and fresh. Get the recipe.

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