Peas with Bacon and Almonds

Peas with Bacon and Almonds

Turn simple peas into sensational in just minutes with bacon, butter and nuts.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

3 1/2
cups Green Giant® frozen sweet peas
2
slices bacon, chopped
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion
1/4
cup slivered almonds
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
  1. Cook peas as directed on bag; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
  3. Add onion and almonds to bacon drippings in skillet; cook over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender and almonds are lightly browned. Remove from skillet.
  4. In same skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add cooked peas, bacon, onion, almonds, salt and pepper; toss.
Makes 6 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Use Green Giant® SELECT® frozen whole green beans instead of the peas.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.