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Side Dish Recipe – Peas and Bacon

  • Author: Mavis Butterfield



4 cups fresh peas, shelled
8 slices bacon, chopped
1 large purple onion, chopped
1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese shavings {optional}
salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat.
  2. Add red onion, and cook until caramelized {about 3 minutes}
  3. Add peas and bacon.
  4. Cook another 2 – 3 minutes or until the peas are tender.
  5. Add sun dried tomatoes, and salt and pepper.
  6. Remove form heat and garnish with a wee bit of Parmesan cheese shavings. 
  7. Serve warm.