Green Peas With Crispy Bacon

READY IN: 38mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Southern Living.

Top Review by Mrs. Woody

Don't like green peas. Thought that fancying them up with this interesting recipe would make them edible. Didn't, unfortunately.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Fry bacon in a skillet until crisp; remove bacon and drain on a paper-towel lined plate; reserve 1 teaspoon bacon drippings in skillet.
  2. Crumble bacon and set aside.
  3. Saute shallots in hot bacon drippings over med-high heat for 2 minutes or until tender.
  4. Stir in orange rind, orange juice, pepper, and salt.
  5. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until reduced by half.
  6. Add in peas; cook 5 more minutes; stir in butter and mint.
  7. Transfer peas to a serving bowl and sprinkle with crumbled bacon.
  8. Garnish with fresh mint sprig and orange rind curl if desired.

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