This easy Italian Peas recipe is simple and quick for a weeknight dinner but special enough to serve with your holiday meal. Fresh or frozen peas get a flavor boost from chopped onions and garlic in this wonderful, simple side dish.
Servings: 6 servings
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- ½ large onion finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 16 ounces frozen green peas thawed in cold water for 20 minutes, then well-drained
- 1 Tablespoon water
- Pinch of chicken bouillon granules
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Freshly grated Parmesan cheese optional
Add the oil to a large skillet set over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and saute until the onions are soft and translucent, about 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook another 30 seconds more until fragrant.
Add peas, water, and chicken bouillon granules, then cover and cook for 2-3 minutes until the peas are tender and heated through.
Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 579IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg