Green Pea Side Dish Recipes

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Staff Picks

Arakas Latheros (Greek Peas with Tomato and Dill)

Rating: 4.5 stars
Peas are normally considered a side dish, but in Greece it is common to eat a plate full of vegetables as a main course. This traditional way of cooking peas is so satisfying and healthy, it will most certainly become a favorite. Serve with crusty bread and feta for the ultimate meal!

Mushy Peas I

Rating: 4.33 stars
Mushy Peas are a great side dish with fried cod or salmon. Note: You can add more liquid (water or cream) depending how mushy you want your peas. Use low fat milk if you're calorie-conscious.

Lemon Pepper Peas

Rating: 3.74 stars
This is a fast and easy side dish to go with chicken, beef or pork. The entire family will love these peas.

Balsamic Pea Salad

Rating: 4.36 stars
I quickly make this the night before I need it as it tastes much better if it sits overnight. My daughter and her friend will not eat peas, but they love this salad.

Indian Peas And Cauliflower

Rating: 3.76 stars
This is one of the first Indian dishes I made. It is easy and quick. Fresh or frozen peas may be used.

Lazy Green Peas

Rating: 4.6 stars
My wife introduced me to microwaved frozen peas. Life hasn't been better since.

Couscous Primavera

Rating: 4.47 stars
This is a healthy, delicious, and easy side dish that takes about 10 minutes to make. I'm borrowing the name from Pasta Primavera which, like this recipe, takes advantage of fresh, seasonal, green produce.

Mamacita's Mexican Rice

Rating: 4.46 stars
My mother-in-law gave me this basic Mexican rice recipe that I've updated. Here it is.

Jasmine Rice

Rating: 4.18 stars
This pilaf is made with jasmine rice, an aromatic rice popular in Thai cuisine.

Creamed Peas and New Potatoes

Rating: 4.62 stars
Just a recipe a local farmer suggested to me to use with his potatoes and peas. I slightly modified it and it's very tasty.

Sugar Snap Peas with Mint

Rating: 4.47 stars
Simple and quick to prepare. Sugar snap peas are quickly fried with green onion and garlic, and tossed with fresh mint leaves. Wonderful use for spring garden vegetables. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Mushrooms and Peas Rice

Rating: 3.71 stars
I saw this saucy rice, mushroom, and pea dish in the frozen food section of the local grocery store and decided that I could make it better. I did!!

Inspiration and Ideas

Italian Peas

Rating: Unrated
"Delish! What a great way to dress up plain peas! If you need a quick veggie dish to serve with your next meal, look no further." – Chef Mickey

Fresh, Fun Ways to Use Green Peas

Sweet and bright when fresh either in the pod or shelled, peas are too often overlooked — or just taken for granted.

Tam's Black Eye Peas

Rating: 4.94 stars

Southern comfort food to warm the heart! Goes GREAT with hot water cornbread!! Use beef smoked sausage if you prefer.