Savory Peas and Carrots Recipe
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Savory Peas and Carrots Recipe

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At less than 60 cents per serving, ready in 20 minutes, and prepared in one saucepan, this dish makes an ideal side. Even my husband, who doesn’t like peas, eats this dish with enthusiasm. —Marian Brown, Mississauga, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups fresh baby carrots, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash celery seed

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 124 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place carrots in a small saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender adding the peas during the last 3 minutes of cooking; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients until butter is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Savory Peas and Carrots in Simple & Delicious December/January 2012, p32

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aug2295 User ID: 4631582 196233
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

"This was very easy and had a lot of flavor. I would probably leave out the onion next time."

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