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Peas with Bacon and Almonds

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Peas with Bacon and Almonds
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6
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Turn simple peas into sensational in just minutes with bacon, butter and nuts.
Updated Nov 2, 2016

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups 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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition

140 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
135mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
4g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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