ingredients
  • Stretched bacon 150 grams
  • Peas 600 grams
  • Onion 50 grams
  • Black pepper as much as needed
  • salt to taste
  • Extra virgin olive oil as much as needed

Braised peas with bacon is a very simple and tasty side dish, very quick to prepare, and perfect if you want your children to eat vegetables. You can make this savory dish with just fresh peas, or frozen ones, and stretched bacon. They are braised with onion and simply flavored with salt and pepper. You can serve this delicious recipe with both meat and fish dishes, it's up to you to choose. So let’s find out how to make this great side dish!

How to make braised peas with bacon

Cut the stretched bacon into cubes (1).

Coarsely chop the onion (2).

Sprinkle a pan with extra-virgin olive oil and let the onion brown, then add the stretched bacon and let it cook for 3-4 minutes (3).

Add the peas to the bacon, then cook all ingredients for about 30 minutes (4).

Season with salt and pepper and serve hot, as an accompaniment to vegetarian courses or meat main courses (5).

How to store braised peas with bacon

You can store braised peas with bacon in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 48 hours. Before eating, heat them in a pan by adding a drop of water or in the microwave.