Dressed Peas

"This recipe is from "Company's Coming for Christmas". We really like it as one of our veggies with Christmas dinner."
 
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photo by Jonathan Melendez photo by Jonathan Melendez
photo by Jonathan Melendez
photo by Jonathan Melendez photo by Jonathan Melendez
photo by Jonathan Melendez photo by Jonathan Melendez
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photo by Kathy photo by Kathy
Ready In:
20mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
12
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ingredients

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directions

  • Heat and mix all the sauce ingredients (except peas) in a saucepan.
  • Stir until it boils and thickens slightly.
  • Cook peas according to instructions on the package.
  • Drain peas; add sauce to warm peas, mix and serve.
  • Peas may also be served as a cold vegetable.

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Reviews

  1. Millereg
    This is easy, elegant and delicious. I am going to try the sauce on other veggies.
     
  2. Wee Tam and The Big
    Nice delicate sauce. I used frozen mixed vegetables because they were the only frozen vegetables that I had. The family gave their stamp of approval.
     
  3. Napoleon XIV
    Very nice. Served these with pork chops and boiled rice.
     
  4. ltdsaloon16r
    I have the 'Companies Coming for Christmas' cookbook and must have missed seeing this recipe. The sauce is really good, a little sweet a little sour, but a lot tasty! Thanks Bergy for another great one. =)
     
  5. Sunflower
    This was a very delicious sauce to go over peas. Very easy to make and had a nice tangy flavor that was a perfect accent for the peas. My family loved it and I agree it will make a good holiday side dish. Very elegant. Thanks Bergy.
     
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  1. Momma2theMax
    Very good Way to dress up peas and very easy. I reduced the recipe down to 4 servings and guessed alot on the quantities...very good. I would be curious to see how it is with thyme instead of basil, as a change of pace.
     

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