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Bacon Shallot Peas

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peas, bacon peas
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 103kcal
Author: Laureen King
crisp bacon and shallots add delicious flavour to green peas.
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  • 2 cups fresh or frozen summer peas
  • 1/2 cup bacon diced I use the meaty sections with less fat
  • 1 shallot finely sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 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.
  • Toss with butter and season with salt.


Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 642IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg