Tuesday, September 01, 2009


makes 6 servings

3 1/2 cups frozen sweet peas (from two 12-oz bags)
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

Cook peas as directed on bag; drain. 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. 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. In same skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add cooked peas, bacon, onion, almonds, salt and pepper; toss.

bacon recipe courtesy of: Betty Crocker, General Mills, Inc., P.O. Box 9452, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440

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