2 slices thick bacon, cut into slivers
½ tsp olive oil
2 medium garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbs shallots, minced
16 oz frozen peas, thawed
½ cup fresh basil leaves, slivered
salt and pepper to taste
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 T. bacon drippings, add olive oil and sauté garlic and shallots for 2 minutes. Add peas and basil. Cook 4-5 minutes until peas are heated through.
2. Just before serving, add cooked bacon and season with salt and pepper.
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