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Holiday Peas

My mom used to 'dress up' peas with buttered cracker crumbs when I was little and it remains one of my favorite dishes. Just about any type of savory crackers can be substituted, including herb-flavored varieties. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen peas
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup finely crushed wheat crackers
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • Place peas in a large saucepan; add salt. Cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, toss the cracker crumbs, cheese and butter. Drain peas and place in a serving bowl; top with crumb mixture.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 87 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 523mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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