Peas with Bacon and Almonds

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

Use Green Giant® SELECT® frozen whole green beans instead of the peas.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
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.