Peas and Bacon on a serving spoon

Peas and Bacon

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x

Peas and Bacon is an easy side dish recipe that we serve for parties, holidays and every day dinners!



  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large shallot, diced
  • 20 ounces frozen peas
  • 5 strips cooked bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Add the butter to a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the shallot for 3-4 minutes until softened, then add the frozen peas to the skillet. Toss the peas to combine with the butter, then add the cooked bacon, fresh thyme and chicken broth.
  2. Cover the skillet and let the peas steam for 5 minutes until warmed through. Stir and taste for seasonings, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American

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