Canadian bacon and pearl onions are tasty additions to this simple stovetop side dish made with convenient frozen peas. "I always get requests for second helpings," reports Marlene Muchenhirn from Delano, Minnesota.
Recommended: 62 Christmas Potluck Sides for 12 or More
- 4 ounces Canadian bacon, diced
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3 cups frozen peas
- 12 pearl onions, peeled
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a large skillet, cook bacon in butter until lightly browned. Add the peas, onions, water, sugar, salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender, about 10-15 minutes; drain. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Green Peas Supreme in Quick Cooking September/October 2003, p37
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Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009
"This is one of my family's favorite holiday side dishes."