Rating: 4.5 stars
21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 10
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This recipe has been in my family for years. It was my grandmother's. The peas are whole, not like baby food creamed peas! They simmer in bacon grease, evaporated milk, flour, salt and pepper. Very creamy and homemade and they even taste great heated up the next day.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Remove from pan, crumble bacon, and reserve.

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  • Stir peas into bacon grease left in skillet. Cook on low heat until peas are warm. Stir together flour, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Pour in evaporated milk and whisk until smooth. Stir milk mixture into peas; cook over medium heat until heated through and thickened. Stir in bacon.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; protein 10g; carbohydrates 17.3g; fat 16.1g; cholesterol 31.4mg; sodium 475.6mg. Full Nutrition
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