Sauteed Peas with Basil and Bacon

Sauteed Peas with Basil and Bacon

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Sauteed Peas with Basil and Bacon

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 17 min

Ingredients:

2 slices thick bacon, cut into slivers
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 medium garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons shallots, minced
16 ounces frozen peas, thawed
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, slivered
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Sauté bacon in large skillet over medium heat. When bacon is crisp, remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Using same pan, pour off all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings, add olive oil and sauté garlic and shallots for 2 minutes. Add peas and basil. Cook 4 to 5 minutes until peas are heated through.

2. Just before serving, add cooked bacon and season with salt and pepper.

Tips:

*If you are preparing this recipe as gluten-free, just be sure to use a brand of bacon that is known to be GF.

Source: RecipeGirl.com

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