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Green Peas with Onion Recipe

Green Peas with Onion Recipe

Just a hint of garlic boosts the flavor in this quick and versatile side dish. Try it with all your favorite entrees! Lorraine Stromberg - Taylor, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen peas
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Add peas and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until peas are tender. Season with salt and pepper. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 123 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 1 fat

Reviews for Green Peas with Onion

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2015

"Very good, however I saute the onions in olive oil in lieu of butter, for a much more dramatic taste."

Reviewed Jul. 13, 2015

"Yep, tastes like peas and onions. Nothing special. They are quick to prepare though."

Reviewed Aug. 11, 2014

"These were good and simple. Loved the addition of onion and garlic."

Reviewed Aug. 17, 2010

"Nice change from the plain-ol' boiled green peas. Much more flavorful."

Reviewed Dec. 10, 2009

"This is one that I will definitely make again. Wonderful flavor and easy to prepare. Had it with Italian Pork Chops as a flavorful side dish."

Reviewed Nov. 3, 2009

"This is a simple but flavorful way to give your veggies some oomph!! I've been using this cooking method for a while now - it's wonderful with the green peas, but also great with green beans and broccoli. No more water-logged boring veggies!! Try it!"

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