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Festive Peas and Onions

 Festive Peas and Onions
The first time I tried this recipe, my friend finished half of it while my back was turned! That was over 30 years ago, but the dish is just as popular today.
4-6 ServingsPrep: 35 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen pearl onions
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, divided
  • 1/3 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Prepare onions according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/4
  • cup liquid. In a large bowl, combine the onions, peas, soup, 2
  • tablespoons pimientos and reserved cooking liquid; stir to coat.
  • Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and
  • remaining pimientos. Bake 5 minutes longer or until the cheese is
  • melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 131 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 463 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.