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5 from 8 votes

Low Carb Mexican Peas

Mexican Street Foods are for the most part, quick and easy to prepare using simple ingredients with big flavors. This recipe for Low Carb Mexican Peas is our Keto version of the popular Mexican Street Food Esquites. The hot peas melt the butter and sour cream into a delicious sauce, it's so good that you'll be licking the bowl!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2 Serves
Calories: 303kcal
Author: Gerri


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Frozen Peas
  • 2 ounces Butter
  • 3 tbsp Sour Cream
  • 2 tsp Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 ounce Feta Cheese crumbled


  • Melt the butter in a heat proof bowl, add the sour cream. lime juice, chilli powder and half the feta cheese. Mix well and set aside.
  • Put the water and salt into a pot and bring to the boil. Add the peas and boil for 3 minutes, until cooked through.
  • Drain the peas well and add to the sour cream mix. Stir until the mixture has melted and the peas are coated.
  • Serve the peas sprinkled with the remaining feta. Enjoy!




Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 992mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 28% | Vitamin C: 47% | Calcium: 9% | Iron: 14%