Side Dishes

Sweet Peas with Bacon and Onion

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This side dish is easy enough to make any night of the week, but would be special enough to serve with your Thanksgiving dinner!

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1 (16 oz) package frozen peas
3 slices bacon, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup chopped onion (about 1/2 of a medium onion)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
Place peas in a microwave safe dish, add a splash of water and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 4 minutes, stirring halfway through. Drain liquid from the peas. Meanwhile, cook bacon in a...
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Nutritions

Calories
322

Sodium
795mg
33% DV

Fat
24g
37% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV