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Peas and Corn with Thyme Butter

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Peas and Corn with Thyme Butter
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Convenient frozen veggies are spruced up with crisp bacon in this 20-minute side dish.
Updated Sep 16, 2016

Ingredients

  • 3 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups frozen baby sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
  • 2 cups frozen extra sweet corn (from 12-oz bag)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine

Steps

  • 1
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring frequently, until crisp. Remove bacon with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.
  • 2
    Add peas, corn and water to bacon drippings in skillet. Cover; cook over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender and water has evaporated.
  • 3
    Stir in thyme and butter until vegetables are coated. Spoon into serving bowl. Sprinkle with bacon.

Nutrition

160 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 16g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
4g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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