Recipe for Green Peas – Looking for a quick and incredibly simple veggie side dish? If so, this Recipe for Green Peas may just be the perfect recipe for you! The garlic and rosemary in this dish compliment each other perfectly for a subtle, yet pleasant flavor everyone will enjoy!
Including a total of 5 ingredients, and less than 15 minutes from start-to-finish, this is a dish you can easily whip up within a short window of time. Ready for all the details? Keep reading!
How to Make this Quick and Easy Recipe for Green Peas
Green peas have always been a veggie favorite of mine. With a mildly sweet flavor, and just the perfectly subtle crunch, peas are simply just so satisfying! And while there are plenty of veggie side dishes with long lists of ingredients and complicated instructions (that are totally worth it sometimes), I totally get how a busy schedule can get in the way of time spent in the kitchen. Because of this, I made this Recipe for Green Peas, simple, quick, and easy! Want a peek at the ingredients? Here’s a rundown!
Main Ingredients in this Recipe for Green Peas:
Besides the oil used to sauté, and salt used to flavor, this recipe uses only 3 main ingredients!
Naturally, Delicious Green Peas
Green peas are an excellent source of immune system supporting antioxidants. They’re full of phytonutrients and vitamins, and are a deliciously sweet veggie I just can’t get enough of! Plus, there are so many more health benefits to eating peas.
Rosemary is the Perfect Compliment
Rosemary really is unique in flavor. Offering a fresh, woody, almost citrusy flavor, rosemary is the perfect compliment to garlic!
Garlic is Loaded with Health Benefits!
In my book, adding garlic to a savory recipe like this one is almost always a go! Plus, garlic has numerous health benefits! Garlic has been studied for it’s ability to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol, boost the immune system, and even has antimicrobial components!
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Recipe for Green Peas
Looking for a quick and incredibly simple veggie side dish? If so, this Recipe for Green Peas may just be the perfect recipe for you!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
- 20 ounces peas, fresh or frozen
- 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 3/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
- Avocado oil, enough to sauté
- Begin by steaming peas (click here to learn how to steam peas with a steamer basket, and here for the microwave!).
- Heat skillet (I love cast iron, like this one) on medium heat, and cover bottom with a thin layer of avocado oil.
- Add peas to skillet, and add Himalayan pink salt, and rosemary. Saute for 4-5 minutes, until beginning to slightly crisp.
- Add in minced garlic, and saute for another 3-5 minutes, until garlic is turning a golden brown color.
- Remove from heat, and serve warm. Enjoy!
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