Bacon Shallot Peas are the perfect veggie to add to your Sunday dinner, especially with oven roasted chicken and mashed potatoes!
Bacon Shallot Peas
crisp bacon and shallot add delicious flavour to green peas.
- 2 cups fresh or frozen summer peas
- 1 cup bacon diced I use the more meaty sections with less fat
- 1 shallot finely sliced
- 1 tsp fresh lemon zest
- 1 tbsp butter
Cook bacon in skillet until slightly crispy.
Add finely sliced shallot, cook until browned.
Drain excess grease, add lemon zest, set aside while you cook the peas.
Fill medium saucepan with water, bring to a boil.
Add peas and cook peas 3-5 minutes.
Drain peas add to bacon, shallots and lemon zest.
Add butter and season with salt.