Peas and bacon

Peas and bacon




  • 1kg frozen or fresh peas
  • 300g shortcut bacon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter


In a lidded frypan, heat olive oil and fry bacon for 3 minutes.

Add peas and toss.

Place lid on and steam for 4 mins stirring occasionally. Serve in a bowl with the butter on top.

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  • These are a yummy side dish to serve with your favourite roast or bangers and mash.
  • The saltiness of the bacon compliments the peas so make sure you just sprinkle with pepper when seasoning.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder

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